The Future Is Not Ours: New Latin American Fiction (Paperback)

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By Diego Trelles Paz (Editor), Janet Hendrickson (Translator)
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The Future Is Not Ours: New Latin American Fiction brings together twenty-three Latin American writers who were born between 1970 and 1980. The anthology offers an exciting overview of contemporary Spanish-language literature and introduces a generation of writers who came of age in the time of military dictatorships, witnessed the fall of the Berlin Wall, the end of the Cold War, the birth of the Internet, the murders of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, and the September 11th attacks in New York City.

The anthology features: Oliverio Coelho, Federico Falco, and Samanta Schweblin (Argentina); Giovanna Rivero (Bolivia); Santiago Nazarian (Brazil); Juan Gabriel Vasquez and Antonio Ungar (Colombia); Ena Lucia Portela (Cuba); Lina Meruane, Andrea Jeftanovic, and Alejandro Zambra (Chile); Ronald Flores (Guatemala); Tryno Maldonado and Antonio Ortuno (Mexico); Maria del Carmen Perez Cuadra (Nicaragua); Carlos Wynter Melo (Panama); Daniel Alarcon and Santiago Roncagliolo (Peru); Yolanda Arroyo Pizarro (Puerto Rico); Ariadna Vasquez (Dominican Republic); Ignacio Alcuri and Ines Bortagaray (Uruguay); and Slavko Zupcic (Venezuela).

Diego Trelles Paz was born in Lima, Peru in 1977. He is the author of Hudson el redentor Hudson the redeemer] and the novel El circulo de los escritores asesinos The Circle of Assassin Writers].

Janet Hendrickson's translations have been published in a number of magazines, including Words Without Borders, n+1 and Virginia Quarterly Review.

About the Author


Diego Trelles Paz was born in Lima, Peru in 1977. He is the author of Hudson el redentor [Hudson the redeemer] and the novel El circulo de los escritores asesinos [The Circle of Assassin Writers].Janet Hendrickson's translations have been published in a number of magazines, including Words Without Borders, n+1 and Virginia Quarterly Review.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781934824641
ISBN-10: 193482464X
Publisher: Open Letter Books
Publication Date: July 17th, 2012
Pages: 254
Language: English