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Rafael Courtoisie

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Rafael Courtoisie

Rafael Courtoisie Beyhaut (b. 1958) is one of Uruguay's leading writers, with work published in the U.S., Latin America, and Europe. The author of three novels, sixteen volumes of poetry, and a prolific essayist, he has won both his country's National Prize in Narrative for his first novel, A Dog's Life (1997), and the National Prize in Poetry for his 2002 collection Frontiers of Umbria. He teaches screenwriting at the Escuela de Cine del Uruguay in Montevideo.

Articles by Rafael Courtoisie

The Shakes
By Rafael Courtoisie
Now I have to get the fourth glass down me before I can operate. I mean, the fourth glass, filled to the brim, full of the amber stuff. Yes, now I drink the amber, Scotch. Because of my liver, you know.…
Translated from Spanish by Patricia Anne Odber de Baubeta