The Future Is Not Ours
New Latin American FictionPaperback - 2012
The Future Is Not Ours: New Latin American Fiction brings together twenty-three Latin American writers who were born between 1970 and 1980. The anthology offers an exciting overview of contemporary Spanish-language literature and introduces a generation of writers who came of age in the time of military dictatorships, witnessed the fall of the Berlin Wall, the end of the Cold War, the birth of the Internet, the murders of Ciudad Ju#65533;rez, Mexico, and the September 11th attacks in New York City.
The anthology features: Oliverio Coelho, Federico Falco, and Samanta Schweblin (Argentina); Giovanna Rivero (Bolivia); Santiago Nazarian (Brazil); Juan Gabriel V#65533;squez and Antonio Ungar (Colombia); Ena Luc#65533;a Portela (Cuba); Lina Meruane, Andrea Jeftanovic, and Alejandro Zambra (Chile); Ronald Flores (Guatemala); Tryno Maldonado and Antonio Ortu#65533;o (M#65533;xico); Mar#65533;a del Carmen P#65533;rez Cuadra (Nicaragua); Carlos Wynter Melo (Panama); Daniel Alarc#65533;n and Santiago Roncagliolo (Peru); Yolanda Arroyo Pizarro (Puerto Rico); Ariadna V#65533;squez (Dominican Republic); Ignacio Alcuri and In#65533;s Bortagaray (Uruguay); and Slavko Zupcic (Venezuela).
Diego Trelles Paz was born in Lima, Peru in 1977. He is the author of Hudson el redentor [Hudson the redeemer] and the novel El c#65533;rculo de los escritores asesinos [The Circle of Assassin Writers].
Janet Hendrickson's translations have been published in a number of magazines, including Words Without Borders , n+1 and Virginia Quarterly Review .