Marcelo Damonte


Marcelo Damonte was born in Montevideo in 1967. He is the author of two novels, Bosque de aliens and Bifrost. The latter received special mention in the 2013 Juan Carlos Onetti Prize. Damonte has also been recognized for his poetry and short fiction, which both have won awards in Uruguay, and his essays, which have received honors in Cuba. He is the editor of the literary journal Tenso Diagonal. He teaches literature at Consejo de Formación en Educación in Uruguay. 


  • Photo: Alex Folguera
    I am alone and my skin falls from me. My teeth dislodge themselves, one after the other. This traitorous disease—I do not know its name—has unfurled itself over my miserable existence for more than a...

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