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  • Photo: Yolanda Guadarrama

    Guillermo Fadanelli was born in Mexico City and has published over 30 books of fiction and non-fiction. He is the co-founder and director of Moho, an underground cultural magazine and publishing house. Fadanelli is a columnist for various newspapers and magazines, and regularly contributes stories and articles to anthologies and art catalogues. His work has been translated into seven languages. He was shortlisted for the Rómulo Gallegos International Novel Prize and awarded the Premio Nacional de Literatura, the Impac-Conarte-ITESM Prize, the Colima Prize, and the Grijalbo Novel Prize. In 2019, Fadanelli received the Premio Mazatlán de Literatura.

  • Federico Falco (Córdoba, Argentina, 1977) is a writer. He earned his undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences from the Universidad Blas Pascal and completed a Master’s in Creative Writing in Spanish at New York University. He has published the short story collections 222 patitos, 00 (both in 2004), La hora de los monos (2010), and Un cementerio perfecto (2016), the short novel Cielos de Córdoba (2011), and the poetry collection Made in China (2008). In 2010, he was selected by Granta as one of the best young Spanish-language fiction writers. He currently lives in Buenos Aires, where he coordinates writing workshops and co-directs the editorial project Cuentos María Susana. His novel Los Llanos was a finalist for the 2020 Premio Herralde de Novela.

  • Jayariyú Farías Montiel was one of the most important voices of the Wayuu community in Venezuela. Jaya, as everyone knew her, graduated with a degree in Social Communication from the Universidad Católica Cecilio Acosta, and was co-founder and director of the indigenous newspaper Wayuunaiki. This bilingual publication is printed monthly and is one of the few regular indigenous newspaper that has enjoyed stable, lasting success. The newspaper continues to be published, and it still reflects Jaya's interest in informing the Wayuu community and arijunas alike about the value and the uniqueness of the Wayuu people. Jaya passed away in 2017, but her words still echo in our ears.

  • Tania Favela Bustillo (Mexico, 1970) completed her doctorate in Latin American literature at UNAM. From 2000 to 2010, she formed part of the editorial board of the journal El poeta y su trabajo, directed by poet Hugo Gola. Among her latest publications are El lugar es el poema: aproximaciones a la poesía de José Watanabe (APJ, 2018), the poetry book La marcha hacia ninguna parte (Komorebi, 2018), and Remar a contracorriente. Cinco poéticas: Hugo Gola, Miguel Casado, Olvido García Valdés, Roger Santiváñez, Gloria Gervitz (Libros de la resistencia, 2019). She is currently a full-time academic at the IBERO.

  • Bernardo Fernández, known as "Bef," is a writer, comic book creator, and graphic designer. He is one of the best known authors of detective novels, science fiction, and graphic novels in Mexico. His detective novel Tiempo de alacranes [Time of scorpions] was awarded the "Una vuelta de tuerca" Prize in Mexico and the Memorial Silverio Cañadas at the Semana Negra of Gijón. His graphic novels include Perros Muertos [Dead dogs] (Editorial Caligrama, 2008), Uncle Bill (Sexto Piso, 2014), and El instante amarillo [The yellow instant] (Océano, 2017).

  • Braulio Fernández Biggs is a writer and professor at the Literature Institute of the Universidad de los Andes (Chile). He has published some fifteen academic books, including translations of Shakespeare, Lewis, and Eliot. He is the author of the short story collections Corazón de buey [Ox heart] (1993) and El ciego y los tuertos [The blind man and the one-eyed men] (2015) and the verse collection Orfeo y Euridice [Orpheus and Eurydice] (2016).

  • Luis Fernando (Mexico City) is a comic writer and artist who has been publishing since 1979. He has contributed to Mexican newspapers and journals like Unomásuno, El Financiero, El Universal, La Jornada, Milenio Diario, El Semanario, El Gallito Comics, and El Chamuco.

  • César Ferreira is a professor of Spanish at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, where he teaches contemporary Latin American literature.

  • Ana María Ferreira is an assistant professor at the University of Indianapolis, where she teaches and researches on Latin American literature and culture.  Ferreira graduated from Georgetown University, and she is interested in colonial and postcolonial indigenous writers.  For many years, Ferreira has collaborated with Wayuu writer Estercilia Simanca, and she dedicated two chapters of her PhD dissertation to her work.  To professor Ferreira, indigenous literature has been, from the fifteenth century to this day, not just a way to preserve indigenous traditional stories and cultures, but also a form of resistance to colonization.  She is also a regular contributor to the Colombian magazine Razón Pública.

  • César Ferreira is Professor of Spanish at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He is a member of the Academia Peruana de las Letras and serves on the editorial board of World Literature Today. His most recent publication is the volume Narrar lo invisible: aproximaciones al mundo literario de Sara Mesa (2020). In January 2020 he received an Honoris Causa from the Universidad Ricardo Palma in Peru.

  • Rodrigo Figueroa is the author of three books of poems in Spanish, Una frontera transparente (2013), Poemas para orquestra y quatro colibríes (2003), and Paganas procesiones (2001). He is also the author of one play, La breve jornada, which was staged at Mexico City’s National University in 2008 and received multiple awards. Born in 1980, he is part of a younger generation of Mexican poets living in the U.S. but writing in Spanish. He lives in Las Cruces, New Mexico, and is an assistant professor of Hispanic literature at New Mexico State University.

  • Raúl Flores Iriarte (Havana, Cuba, 1977) is the author of the works: El lado oscuro de la luna (Editorial Extramuros, 2000), El hombre que vendió el mundo (Editorial Letras Cubanas, 2001), Bronceado de luna (Editorial Extramuros, 2003), Días de lluvia (Editorial Unicornio, 2004), Rayo de luz (Casa Editor Abril, 2005), Balada de Jeannette (Ediciones Loynaz, 2007), La carne luminosa de los gigantes (Casa Editora Abril, 2008) and Paperback writer (Editorial Matanzas, 2010).

  • A poet, journalist, and editor, Andrés Florit (1982) is author of Materias de libre competencia y regulación (Das Kapital, 2011), Poco me importa (Autoedición, 2009), and Juan Florit, Caudillo de los veleros. Vida, poesía y prosa (Cuarto Propio, 2006). In 2015, he founded the independent press Overol, which he manages along with Daniela Escobar and Mario Verdugo, publishing, among other titles, previously unpublished works by Enrique Lihn such as Cartas de Eros (2016) and Poetas voladores de luces (2017).

  • Photo: Rodrigo Ruiz

    Carlos Fonseca is a Costa Rican-Puerto Rican writer born in 1987. He is the author of the novels Coronel Lágrimas (Anagrama, 2015; translated to English by Megan McDowell as Colonel Lágrimas, Restless Books, 2016) and Museo animal (Anagrama, 2017; translated to English by Megan McDowell as Natural History, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2020). His new novel Austral will be published in April by Anagrama.

  • Christian Formoso (Punta Arenas, 1971) is a Chilean poet. He has published the verse collections 

    El odio o la ciudad invertida (1997), Memorial del padre miedo (2000), Los coros desterrados / Estaciones cercanas al sueño (2003), Puerto de hambre (2005), El cementerio más hermoso de Chile (2008), and bellezamericana (2014). Several of his poems have been translated to English and have appeared in anthologies in Chile and Latin America. Among other distinctions, he was awarded the National Council Prize for the Best Book Published in Chile for El cementerio más hermoso de Chile in 2009 and the Municipal City Prize of Punta Arenas and the Pablo Neruda Prize of the Pablo Neruda Foundation in 2010.

  • Ricardo Forster earned his doctorate in philosophy and is now a professor and researcher at the Universidad de Buenos Aires. He was a Distinguished Professor of the Juan Ramón Jiménez Lecturers and Seminars Series at the University of Maryland (College Park). He has also been a visiting professor at universities in Mexico, the United States, Germany, Brazil, Spain, Chile, Uruguay, Colombia, Peru, and the Czech Republic. Among his latest books are La muerte del héroe (Ariel, 2011), La travesía del abismo: Mal y modernidad en Walter Benjamin (FCE, 2014), La repetición argentina (Marea, 2016), Huellas que regresan: Sobre la naturaleza, la infancia, los libros y los viajes (Akal, 2018), La sociedad invernadero (Akal, 2019), and El derrumbe del Palacio de cristal (Akal, 2020).

  • Rodrigo Fresán is the author of nine novels, including Kensington Gardens, Mantra, and The Bottom of the Sky. His works incorporate many elements from science-fiction (Philip K. Dick in particular) alongside pop culture and literary references.

  • Jessica Freudenthal Ovando (Madrid, Spain, 1978) is a Bolivian writer. She works in poetry, essays, film, and art. She has published the poetry collections hardware (Plural, 2004; second edition, 2009), Poemas Ocultos (Yerba Mala Cartonera, 2006), Demo (Catafixia, 2009), and El filo de las hojas (3600, 2015). Along with Claudia Vaca, she is co-founder of Colectivo LEE, which manages projects to promote reading and design methodologies for education and social development.

  • Charlotte Milholland Friedman MFA MS is a poet, memoirist, and author (The Girl Pages, Hyperion).  She teaches Narrative Medicine in the English Department at Barnard College, Columbia University and has taught writing and narrative medicine workshops for a variety of audiences, including healthcare workers, teens, and seniors, in the United States and Israel. Her poetry has been published in the Connecticut River Review, Intima, and elsewehere.

  • Valenthina Fuentes Meleán (Caracas, Venezuela, 1985) is a poet. She earned a degree in Arts and is currently enrolled in the Universidad Central de Venezuela. Her verse collection Sumergida [Submerged] was awarded the 19th Edition of the Premio Nacional de Poesía Fernando Paz Castillo (Caracas, 2012). Her book Kerosén [Kerosene] was awarded first place in the Premio Bienal Internacional de Literatura Eugenio Montejo (poetry category, 2017).

  • Úrsula Fuentesberain (Celaya, Mexico, 1982) is an author and independent journalist. Fuentesberain is the author of the short story collection Esa membrana finísima (Fondo Editorial Tierra Adentro, 2014). Her work has been published in eleven narrative anthologies, the most recent of which are El tótem de la rana (BUAP, Puebla, 2018), Motivos de sobra para inquietarse (Libros Pimienta, Ciudad de México, 2017), and Tiempos irredentos (Nagari, Miami, 2017). She has twice been a recipient of the Young Creators Scholarship from the National Fund for Culture and Arts (Mexico). Fuentesberain has also worked as a journalist for more than thirteen years, and her work has appeared in digital and print media in Mexico, the United States, Colombia, and Peru. Fuentesberain currently teaches graduate courses at the Universidad Iberoamericana.

  • Alberto Fuguet is a writer and filmmaker. He is author of the novels Mala Onda, Enrique Alekán, Tinta roja, Las películas de mi vida, Missing (una investigación), No Ficción, and Sudor, among others. He coedited the anthologies Cuentos con Walkman and McOndo with Sergio Gómez, and Se habla español with Edmundo Paz Soldán. He has published the hybrid books VHS and Despachos del fin del mundo, as well as edited the “autobiography” of Andrés Caicedo, Mi cuerpo es una celda, and Todo no es suficiente, a profile/chronicle of the writer Gustavo Escanlar. He was selected by Time/CNN as one of the Latin American leaders of the twenty-first century and appeared on the cover of Newsweek. His films include Se arrienda, Velódromo, Música campesina, Invierno, and Cola de mono. He recently directed the documentary Todo a la vez and the collage Un nuevo estilo de baile on the new wave parties of Santiago in the eighties.

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