Fernanda Trías

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Fernanda Trías is an Uruguayan writer. She was born in Montevideo in 1976. She is the author of three novels and two short story collections. In 2004 she won a Unesco scholarship to write in Camac, an artists’ residence in Marnay-sur-Seine. She lived for five years in the medieval village of Provins and a few […]

Vera Giaconi

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Vera Giaconi was born in 1974 in Montevideo, Uruguay, but has lived her entire life in Buenos Aires. For the past 13 years, she has been working as a freelance editor for various magazines and publishing houses in Argentina. She also teaches creative writing. Her first book, Carne viva (Raw Flesh), was published in 2011. Her […]

Juan Carlos Onetti

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Juan Carlos Onetti was born in Montevideo in 1909. He is considered one of the greatest Spanish writers of the 20th century. Onetti published sixteen novels and eight collections of short stories between 1939-1993. He lived in Buenos Aires and Montevideo, until 1974, after Uruguayan dictatorship hospitalized him in a mental institution for three months. […]

Horacio Quiroga

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Horacio Quiroga (1878-1937) was an Uruguayan playwright, poet, nd short-story writer, considered to be the father of the Latin American short story. Quiroga was a well-known writer and many of his books were popular during his lifetime. Quiroga’s life was plagued with tragedies, suicides, and early deaths. His father died in a hunting accident when […]