A Spanish writer and journalist born in Madrid in 1977.

GONGORA, Luis de

Luis de Góngora y Argote, a Golden Age poet and playwright, was born in Córdoba, Spain in 1561.


Goytisolo is a Spanish novelist who was born in Barcelona in 1931.


A Spanish poet born in Valladolid on Jan. 18, 1893, Guillén’s life paralleled that of his friend Pedro Salinas, whom he succeeded as a Spanish teaching assistant at the University of Paris’ College de Sorbonne from 1917 to 1923.

JIMENEZ, Juan Ramon

Jiménez is a Spanish poet who was born in the southern town of Moguer in 1881 and died in Puerto Rico in 1958.

LAGO, Eduardo

A novelist, translator and literary critic, Lago was born in Madrid in 1954.

LARRA, Mariano Jose de

Born in Madrid in 1809, Larra studied law in Valladolid and medicine in Valencia, but at the age of 19 gave up his studies to pursue a career in journalism.

LAUER, Mirko

Mirko Lauer Holoubek, an esteemed professor with a long career in teaching and research, was born in Peru in 1947.

MACHADO, Antonio

A Spanish poet and prose author, Machado was a member of the literary movement known as the Generation of ’98 and is probably the most widely read writer from that period.

MARÍAS, Fernando

Marías was born in the northern Spanish city of Bilbao on June 13, 1958 but was raised in Madrid, where he studied cinema at university and currently lives.

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