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Venezuela

Ana Nuño

Ana Nuño (1957) is a poet and writer. Her main fields of research and work are poetry, journalism, and politics. As a poet, she has seen her Spanish-language work published in Spain, as...

Israel Centeno

Israel Centeno (Caracas, 1958) has published thirteen books, mostly novels, but also short fiction and poetry. Through his narratives he conveys a sense of the many shortcomings of a society...

Milagros Socorro

Milagros Socorro (Maracaibo, 1960) is a journalist and fiction writer, renowned in Venezuela for her interviews, a genre in which she excels. She won the National Journalism Award in 1999, and...

Yolanda Pantin

Yolanda Pantin (Caracas, 1954) is one of the most distinguished poets of her generation. Her poems introduced in Venezuelan poetry an undaunted woman’s voice devoid of rhetorical emphasis...

Victoria de Stefano

Victoria De Stefano (Viserba, Italy, 1940) is one of the foremost Venezuelan contemporary novelists. In her novels, she achieves a unique intertwining of historical events and personal memory. She...

Rafael Cadenas

Rafael Cadenas (Barquisimeto, 1930) is Venezuela’s most renowned and celebrated living poet. Whether in the prose poems of the 1960s or his more condensed, at times aphoristic later...

María Auxiliadora Álvarez

María Auxiliadora Álvarez (Caracas, 1956) is a poet and scholar. Her poems are born in that tenuous frontier between body and experience, memory and desire, violence and humility....

Eduardo Sánchez Rugeles

Eduardo Sánchez Rugeles (Caracas, 1977) has published four novels (Blue Label, Libros de El Nacional, 2010; Transilvania Unplugged, Alfaguara, 2011; Liubliana, Ediciones B, 2012; Jezabel,...

Ana Teresa Torres

Ana Teresa Torres (Caracas, 1945), a psychologist and analyst, began publishing in 1984. Since then she has caught the attention of a widening audience in the local literary scene and beyond....

Alberto Barrera Tyszka

Alberto Barrera Tyszka (Caracas, 1960) is a novelist, short story writer, TV screenwriter, and journalist. Barrera’s fictions explore the complexities and paradoxes of modern urban life in...

Slavko Zupcic

Slavko Zupcic, a psychiatrist, occupational physician, and writer, was born in Valencia, Venezuela, in 1970. He has published three collections of stories—Dragi Sol (Dragi Sun), 1989;...

Juan Carlos Chirinos

Juan Carlos Chirinos (Valera, Venezuela, 1967) is author of the novel El niño malo cuenta hasta cien y se retira (2010), and two award-winning short story collections, Leerse los gatos...
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