Mexico

Xavier VILLANOVA

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VILLANOVA
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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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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

David TOSCANA

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TOSCANA
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David
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México

Bruce SWANSEY

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SWANSEY
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Bruce
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México

Tomás SEGOVIA

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SEGOVIA
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Tomás
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México

Gustavo SAINZ

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SAINZ
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Gustavo
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México

Oscar DE LA BORBOLLA

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De La Borbolla
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Oscar
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Mexico

Aura María VIDALES Ibarra de Guerrero

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Aura María VIDALES Ibarra de Guerrero (poet, Mexico; born in Mexico City, 1958) is deeply engaged in the Mexican cultural scene as a television reporter-journalist, the organizer of many cultural events and literary gatherings, and one of the leading poets of her generation. Among her numerous involvements, Ms. Vidales was previously curator at the National Autonomous University of Mexico's Museum del Chopo and a founder of the newspaper Question. Her poems have appeared in several anthologies both in her country and in the United States.

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