Granta names 22 best Young Spanish-language novelists

At a news conference in Madrid, Granta and its sibling literary journal Granta en Español announced the 22 best young Spanish-language novelists, all of whom will appear in the magazines’ November issues. It’s the first time that Granta, based in England, has created a young novelists list for works written in a language other than English — previous lists have focused on top British and American writers.

Andrés Barba – Spain, b. 1975
Oliverio Coelho – Argentina, b. 1977
Andrés Ressia Colino – Uruguay, b. 1977
Federico Falco – Argentina, b. 1977
Pablo Gutiérrez – Spain, b. 1978
Rodrigo Hasbún – Bolivia, b. 1981
Sònia Hernández – Spain, b. 1976
Carlos Labbé – Chile, b. 1977
Javier Montes – Spain, b. 1976
Elvira Navarro – Spain, b. 1978
Matías Néspolo – Argentina, b. 1975
Andrés Neuman – Argentina, b. 1977
Alberto Olmos – Spain, b. 1975
Pola Oloixarac – Argentina, b. 1977
Antonio Ortuño – Mexico, b. 1976
Patricio Pron – Argentina, b. 1975
Lucía Puenzo – Argentina, b. 1976
Santiago Roncagliolo – Peru, b. 1975
Andrés Felipe Solano – Colombia, b. 1977
Samanta Schweblin – Argentina, b. 1978
Carlos Yushimito – Peru, b. 1977
Alejandro Zambra – Chile, b. 1975

Read full article @ LA Times



~ by eneryvibes on 1,October 18, 2010.

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