Juan Gabriel Vasquez
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Juan Gabriel Vasquez

Bio

Juan Gabriel Vásquez is a critically acclaimed Colombian writer, translator, and award-winning author of a collection of stories Los amantes de Todos los Santos, as well as the novels Historia secreta de Costaguana and The Informers, which has been translated into seven languages. He has translated works by Victor Hugo, E.M Foster and John Hersey, among others, his essay “El arte de la distorsión” won the Premio Nacional Simón Bolívar, and he is a regular columnist for El Espectador, the newspaper of dissent in Bogotá. Educated in Colombia, and in Paris at the Sorbonne, he now lives and teaches in Barcelona, Spain with his wife and twin daughters.

Juan Gabriel Vasquez

Juan Gabriel Vasquez

Books

4/10/14

Absolution by Patrick Flanery and The Sound of Things Falling by Juan Gabriel Vásquez (translated from original Spanish by Anne McLean), published by Riverhead in 2013, are finalists for… Read more >