María José Navia (1982) is a Chilean writer. She is the author of the novel SANT (Incubarte, 2010) and two short story collections: Instrucciones para ser feliz (Sudaquia, 2015) and Lugar (Ediciones de la Lumbre, 2017). Her stories have been published in different anthologies in Chile, México, Russia, Bolivia, Spain and the United States. She holds an MA from New York University and a PhD from Georgetown University. Currently, she works as an Assistant Professor of Literature and Cultural Studies at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. She writes literary reviews in her blog Ticket de Cambio (https://ticketdecambio.wordpress.com/).