(Guatemala, 1971) This fiction writer studied Industrial Engineering at the North Carolina State University. For eight years he was Professor of Literature at the Francisco Marroquín University in Guatemala. He is part of the Bogotá39 group, one of the best 39 Latin American writers under 39. In 2008, his book Clases de dibujo won the el Café Bretón & Bodegas Olarra Literary Prize. Some of his works include El ángel literario (2004), El boxeador polaco (2008), Mañana nunca lo hablamos (2011) and La pirueta (2010), for which he received the José María de Pereda Short Novel Prize.
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