Colombia

Nicolás SUESCUN

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Nicolás
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Colombia

Carmen SUAREZ

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SUAREZ
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Carmen
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Colombia

José STEVENSON

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STEVENSON
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José
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Colombia

Antonio UNGAR

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UNGAR
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Antonio
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Columbia

Antonio UNGAR. His collections of short stories, Trece Circos Comunes (‘Thirteen Common Circuses’), De Ciertos Animales Tristes (‘Of Certain Sad Animals’), and Las Mejores Familias (‘The Best Families’) are ranked among the most innovative pieces of Colombian literature in recent decades. In Zanahorias Voladoras (‘Flying Carrots’) he breaks from folkloric tradition and offers an honest account of his country’s political scene.

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QUINTANA, Pilar

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Quintana
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Pilar
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Colombia

Pilar QUINTANA (novelist, fiction writer; Colombia) is the author of three novels, including Cosquillas en la lengua [Tickles in the Tongue] and Conspiración iguana [Iguana Conspiracy]; an excerpt from Coleccionistas de polvos raros [Collectors of Weird Screws] appeared in em>Gargoyle in 2011. Her short stories have appeared in magazines and anthologies across Latin America, and in Spain, and Germany.

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Darío Gómez RUÍZ

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RUÍZ
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Darío Gómez
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Colombia

Celso Campos ROMÁN

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Celso Campos
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Colombia

Alfred Zamorano OCAMPO

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OCAMPO
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Alfred Zamorano
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Colombia

Olga Elena MATTEI

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Olga Elena
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Colombia

Juan José HOYOS

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HOYOS
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Juan José
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Colombia
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