Antonio Díaz Oliva


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Antonio Díaz Oliva (ADO) is a writer born in Temuco (Chile) and living in Chicago. He is the author of the non-fiction book Piedra Roja: El mito del Woodstock chileno, the novel La soga de los muertos, the short story collections La experiencia formativa, La experiencia deformativa, and Las Experiencias, as well as the editor of the anthologies 20/40 and Estados Hispanos de América: Nueva Narrativa Latinoamericana Made in USA, in which he brings together authors who write in Spanish and live in the United States such as Valeria Luiselli, Rodrigo Hasbún, and Carlos Yushimito, among several others. He received the Roberto Bolaño Young Writers Award and the National Book Award from the National Book Council of Chile, and he was chosen by the FIL-Guadalajara as one of the most outstanding Latin American writers born during the 80s. His journalism and essays have been published in Rolling Stone, Gatopardo, Letras Libres, and El Malpensante. Find him on his personal website, Instagram, and Twitter.


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