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Álvaro Enrigue

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Álvaro Enrigue

Álvaro Enrigue is a writer and editor. His first novel, La muerte de un instalador, won the Joaquín Mortiz Prize in 1996. His second novel, El cementerio de sillas (Lengua de trapo, 2002), was selected as that year's best novel in Spanish by the literary magazine La Tempestad. He has two collections of stories: Virtudes Capitales (Joaquín Mortiz, 1998) and Hipotermia (Anagrama, 2005). He has taught creative writing at the University of Maryland and Latin American literature at the Ibero-American University in Mexico City. Currently, he is an editor at Letras Libres.

Articles by Álvaro Enrigue

Readymade
By Álvaro Enrigue
For Juan Carlos Hidalgo and Carlos Calderón1. Alfonso “the Fool” Madrigal played his first match in Pachuca during the summer of 1966. He went in as a substitute during the second half, wearing…
Translated from Spanish by Anna Kushner
On the Death of the Author
By Álvaro Enrigue
Written on my soul is your face And when I write about you it is you that I desire -Garcilaso de la Vega There are stories that seem impossible to tell. It must be at least ten years since I traveled…
Translated from Spanish by Anna Kushner
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