`This new generation of Latin American writers has exchanged history for memory, dictators for narcos and political engagement for gender and class consciousness.' El Pais
Ten years on from the first Bogota 39 selection, which brought writers such as Juan Gabriel Vasquez, Alejandro Zambra and Junot Diaz to fame, comes this story collection showcasing thirty-nine exceptional new talents. Chosen by some of the biggest names in Latin American literature, together with publishers, writers and literary critics and a panel of expert judges, this exciting anthology paves the way for a new generation of household names.
These stories have been brought into English by some of the finest translators around, including familiar names such as Daniel Hahn, Christina MacSweeney and Megan McDowell, as well as many new and exciting translators who are just launching their careers. With authors from fifteen different countries, this diverse collection of stories transports readers to a host of new worlds, and represents the very best writing coming out of Latin America today.
An anthology of short stories by thirty-nine of the best Latin American writers under forty, from fifteen countries. The featured authors are: Carlos Manuel Alvarez, Frank Baez, Natalia Borges Polesso, Giuseppe Caputo, Juan Cardenas, Mauro Javier Cardenas, Maria Jose Caro, Martin Felipe Castagnet, Liliana Colanzi, Juan Esteban Constain, Lola Copacabana, Gonzalo Eltesch, Diego Erlan, Daniel Ferreira, Carlos Fonseca, Damian Gonzalez Bertolino, Sergio Gutierrez Negron, Gabriela Jauregui, Laia Jufresa, Mauro Libertella, Brenda Lozano, Valeria Luiselli, Alan Mills, Emiliano Monge, Monica Ojeda, Eduardo Plaza, Eduardo Rabasa, Felipe Restrepo Pombo, Juan Manuel Robles, Cristian Romero, Juan Pablo Roncone, Daniel Saldana Paris, Samanta Schweblin, Luciana Sousa, Jesus Miguel Soto, Mariana Torres, Valentin Trujillo, Claudia Ulloa and Diego Zuniga.