Central America

VILLANOVA, Xavier

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VILLANOVA
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Xavier
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Xavier VILLANOVA (playwright, screenwriter, stage director, actor, translator; Mexico) has had his work staged in Mexico, the US, and Venezuela; in 2011, the Lark Play Development Center in New York workshopped his Acheron: The River of TragedyOcean Blues, co-written by him and based on his eponymous play, is on Netflix. In 2010 he won the National Playwright Award given by the UANL, and received a grant from the Fundación para las Letras Mexicanas.

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VILLEDA

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Ana Villasuso
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Mexico

VILLEDA (poet, translator, fiction writer; Mexico) is the author of four books of poetry, most recently Dodo (2014). Her work in poetry and multimedia, widely anthologized and translated, has received recognition through several awards, including the 2014 National Fine Arts Prize for Children’s Fiction and the 2013 Elías Nandino National Award for Youth Poetry. She participates courtesy of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State.

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MENDOZA, Lili

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Mendoza
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Lili
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Panama

Lili MENDOZA (fiction writer, poet, translator; Panama) is the author of the short story collection Corazón de charol a-go-gó (2009). Her stories and poetry have been anthologized in Panama, Costa Rica, Spain, Peru, and the U.S., and showcased at literary events in Europe. An active member of the Theater Guild of Ancon, Mendoza also collaborates in musical and dance performances. She participates courtesy of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State.

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Verónica VOLKOW FERNÁNDEZ

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VOLKOW FERNÁNDEZ
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Verónica
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México

Rafael VARGAS ESCALANTE

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VARGAS ESCALANTE
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Rafael
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México

Felipe VALENZUELA

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VALENZUELA
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Felipe
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Guatemala

David TOSCANA

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TOSCANA
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David
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México

Guillermo SÁNCHEZ

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SÁNCHEZ
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Guillermo
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Panamá

Bruce SWANSEY

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SWANSEY
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Bruce
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English
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México

Tomás SEGOVIA

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SEGOVIA
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Tomás
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México
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