. A professor of creative writing at the Catholic University of Chile, Garces is the author of Diciembre [December] (1997), Los Impacientes [The Impatient Ones] (2000), and El Futuro [The Future] (2003). His short tories and essays have appeared in anthologies and magazines, including Letras Libres, El Mercurio, Ñ, La Nación, La Joven Guardia, Palabra de América, and El Futuro no es nuestro. He is the recipient of the 1990 Colihue Short Story Award, as well as the 2000 Biblioteca Breve Award. His fourth novel, El Plan [The Plan], is forthcoming. His participation is co-sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Chile.
Latin America and the Caribbean