Pedro Novoa


Pedro Novoa (Lima, 1974) has won the Premio Horacio de Novela for Seis metros de soga (Altazor 2012) and the Premio Internacional de Novela Corta Mario Vargas Llosa for Maestra vida (Alfaguara, 2012). He has published Cacería de espejismos (Fondo UCV, 2013), Tu mitad animal (Fondo UCV, 2014), and El aleteo azul de la mariposa (Fondo UCV, 2015). He was a finalist for the Premio Herralde 2014 with the novel La sinfonía de la destrucción (Planeta, 2017). He won first place in CARETAS magazine's Concurso de las 1000 Palabras for the short story "Inmersión," whose English translation ("The Dive," translated by George Henson) was published in The Guardian.