The Future Is Not Ours by Diego Trelles Paz
New Latin American Fiction

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This collection of 23 Latin American writers born between 1970 and 1980 offers an exciting overview of contemporary Spanish-language literature and introduces a generation of writers who witnessed the fall of the Berlin Wall, the end of the Cold War, the birth of the Internet, and the September 11th attacks in NYC. The future of Spanish-language writing is here.

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Diego Trelles Paz was born in Lima, Peru in 1977. He is the author of a short story collection and a novel. Janet Hendrickson's translations have been published in a number of magazines, including Words Without Borders, n+1 and Virginia Quarterly Review. Here is a complete list of contributors in this anthology: Oliverio Coelho (Argentina) Federico Falco (Argentina) Samanta Schweblin (Argentina) Giovanna Rivero (Bolivia) Santiago Nazarian (Brazil) Antonio Ungar (Colombia) Juan Gabriel Vasquez (Colombia) Ena Lucia Portela (Cuba) Andrea Jeftanovic (Chile) Lina Meruane (Chile) Alejandro Zambra (Chile) Ronald Flores (Guatemala) Tryno Maldonado (Mexico) Antonio Ortuño (Mexico) Maria del Carmen Perez Cuadra (Nicaragua) Carlos Wynter Melo (Panama) Daniel Alarcon (Peru) Santiago Roncagliolo (Peru) Yolanda Arroyo Pizarro (Puerto Rico) Ariadna Vasquez (Dominican Republic) Ignacio Alcuri (Uruguay) Ines Bortagaray (Uruguay) Slavka Zupcic (Venezuela)
Published July 17, 2012 by Open Letter. 254 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Yet for a long time now new fiction from Latin American has been marketed, especially in the United States, as if this fiction was all of a piece, “a bastardized version of magical realism that combines magic, folklore, and miraculous cooking to go.” This version of Latin American fiction is “exo...

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A collection of 23 short stories representing 15 count

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