Random House reported Wednesday that Ildefonso Falcones will publish a new historical novel during the first quarter of 2013, the novel his to be published in Castilian by Grijalbo and Catalan by Rosa dels Vents.
More than eleven thousand photographs remained stored in the family closet of Manuel Ramos, one of the pioneers of Mexican photojournalism. It took almost half a century for the Ramos files to be brought to light. Part of this files, that show the advancement of the Mexican Revolution, the centenary celebrations of Independence, the Cristero War and the modern architecture of the city, will be presented at the next exhibition which opens on Wednesday, October 10 at the Mexico City Museum. Read More
When acclaimed writers, poets and journalists from Latin America, the Caribbean and Spain get together for a literary festival, says Puerto Rican writer Mayra Santos-Febres, the conversation is not necessarily about particular books or essays. Read More
The novel "Dias de Lava" (Days of Lava) by Mexican writer Daniel Krauze was honored in the inaugural edition of the Nuevas Letras Prize, awarded by the Planeta publishing corporation and the Sanborns Group. Read More
The Peruvian poet Antonio Cisneros died Saturday at age 69. Cisneros, also a journalist, screenwriter and professor, was awarded the Pablo Neruda Poetry Ibero-American award in 2010.
He was one of the most important Latin American poets, and received, in 1968, with his poem 'Canto ceremonial contra un oso hormiguero' the Casa de Las Americas prize, which catapulted him to international recognition.
Cisneros died at his home in Lima, victim of lung cancer.