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Ana Teresa Torres

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Ana Teresa Torres

Ana Teresa Torres (Caracas, 1945), a psychologist and analyst, began publishing in 1984. Since then she has caught the attention of a widening audience in the local literary scene and beyond. She publishes novels and short stories, as well as essays. Her fiction offers a lucid plumbing into the recesses of childhood, eroticism, and history. Outstanding among her dozen books of fiction are El exilio del tiempo (Monte Ávila, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993), Doña Inés contra el olvido (Monte Ávila, 1992, 1999; Alfa, 2008; Doña Inés versus Oblivion [trans. Gregory Rabassa], Louisiana State University Press, 1999, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1999, Grove Press, 2000), Malena de cinco mundos (Literal Books, 1997; Ed. Blanca Pantin, 2000, 2005; Ed. Veintisiete Letras, 2008), and Los últimos espectadores del acorazado Potemkin (Monte Ávila, 1999). She’s a member of the Academia Venezolana de la Lengua. She lives in Caracas.

Articles by Ana Teresa Torres

Axel, Itinerant Dog
By Ana Teresa Torres
For Milagros Mata GilThe woman next door was pulling up weeds and planting roses that would flower when summer came. She was an old lady with careful hands and extraordinarily strong legs. She was breaking…
Translated from Spanish by Lucy Greaves
Multilingual
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