Authors

Antonio Álamo

Spanish writer born in 1964 in Córdoba, Spain. His work Breve historia de la inmortalidad won the 1996 Lengua de Trapo Narrative Prize and gained him recognition as a novelist Álamo’s works have been included in the short story collections Páginas Amarillas and Daños colaterales.

Bernardo Atxaga

Bernardo Atxaga, the pseudonym of Joseba Irazu, is a poet and novelist who was born in the northern Spanish town of Asteasu and is considered the most representative figure in Basque literature.

BRYCE ECHENIQUE, Alfredo

Born Feb. 19, 1939 in Lima, Peru.

Bryce Echenique’s first book, Huerto cerrado, was published in 1965.

BUERO VALLEJO, Antonio

Antonio Considered the most important Spanish playwright of the post-Civil War era, Buero Vallejo was born in the central city of Guadalajara in 1916 and died in Madrid in 2000.

CABRERA INFANTE, Guillermo

Born in 1929 in the eastern Cuban town of Gibara, Cabrera Infante, in addition to being a writer, was founder of the Cinemateca de Cuba and a cultural attache in Belgium.

CALDERON DE LA BARCA, Pedro

Born on Jan. 17, 1600 in Madrid, Calderón was one of the greatest playwrights of Spain’s Golden Age. He was born into a family considered part of the lower nobility and his father served as secretary to the treasury.

CAMPAYO, Ramon

Campayo is a Spanish writer and memory trainer who was born in Albacete in 1965.
He possesses perhaps the fastest memory of all time, a talent evidenced by several world records he holds.

CARPENTIER, Alejo

A Cuban novelist, musicologist and music and theater critic, Carpentier was born in Lausanne, Switzerland in 1904 but spent his early childhood in Havana.

CASARIEGO, Martín

Martín Casariego Córdoba is a Spanish author who was born in Madrid in 1962 and began writing at the age of 16.

CASARIEGO, Nicolas

A Spanish writer born in Madrid in 1970, he is the younger brother of Martín Casariego.

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