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Guatemala

Arnoldo Gálvez Suárez

Arnoldo Gálvez Suárez is a writer, journalist, and university professor born in Guatemala City in 1982. In 2013, he published the story collection La Palabra Cementerio (Punto de...

D. W. Coop Allred

Guatemalan author D. W. Coop Allred was staff writer and cartoonist at Revue for ten years. His books include The Zen of Pues, the world's sole journalistic...

David Unger

David Unger is the author of La Casita (Mexico: CIDCLI, 2012), The Price of Escape (New York: Akashic Books, 2011), Para mi, eres divina (Mexico: Random House Mondadori, 2011), Ni chicha, ni...

Carol Zardetto

Carol Zardetto belongs to the generation of Guatemalan writers that grew up under the shadow of the civil war in Guatemala. She occupied public posts as vice-minister of Education and Consul...

Rodrigo Rey Rosa

Rodrigo Rey Rosa was born in Guatemala in 1958. After finishing his studies in his country, he lived in New York, and later in Tangier, Morocco. Rey Rosa has translated several books by Paul...

Rodrigo Fuentes

Rodrigo Fuentes (Guatemala) has received the short story awards II Premio Centroamericano de Carátula de Cuento Breve (2014) and Premio de Cuento de Juegos Florales de...

Mildred Hernández

Mildred Hernández has published three books of short stories. She holds a doctorate in education and works in teaching.

Luis de Lión

Luis de Lión was born in San Juan del Obispo, Guatemala, in 1940, and is considered Guatemala's first indigenous writer in Spanish. His novel El tiempo principia en...

Denise Phé-Funchal

Denise Phé-Funchal (Guatemala, 1977) is a writer and sociologist. She is currently a professor at Universidad del Valle de Guatemala where she teaches courses in Composition and European...

Dante Liano

Dante Liano was born in Guatemala in 1948. His publications include Jornadas y otros cuentos (1978), La vida insensata (1987), El lugar de su quietud (1989), El hombre de...

Eduardo Halfon

Eduardo Halfon was born in Guatemala City. He moved to the United States with his family at the age of ten, went to school in South Florida, studied industrial engineering at North Carolina State...

Francisco Méndez

Francisco Méndez (1907-1962) grew up in the town of Joyabaj in K'iche, Guatemala and worked for several years as a schoolteacher there. He published his first poem at the age of...

Humberto Ak’abal

Humberto Ak'abal writes in Kichè (Maya) at his home far from his birthplace (1952) in Momostenango, Totonicapán, Guatemala. He is one of the most widely translated poets writing...

Miguel Angel Oxlaj

Miguel Angel Oxlaj Cúmez of Compala, Guatemala, received the Premio de Literatura Indígena B'ATZ' in a competition juried by the well-known Mexican author Juan Villoro...
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