Horacio Castellanos Moya

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Horacio Castellanos Moya (El Salvador, 1957) has published eight novels, some of them translated to French, German and Italian; he has also published five collections of short stories. He worked many years as a journalist in Mexico City, Guatemala and San Salvador. He has also lived in Canada, Costa Rica, Spain and, from 2004 to 2006, in Frankfurt, working full time as a fiction writer, in a program supported by the Frankfurt International Book Fair. His first novel translated to English, Senselessness, will be published by New Directions.