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Juan Gómez Bárcena

17.05.23
  / 15.06.23
Juan Gómez Bárcena (Santander, 1984) is a Spanish writer. He holds degrees in theory of literature and comparative literature, history and philosophy. He is the author of the book of stories Los que duermen (2012) and the novel The Sky Over Lima (2014 Ojo Crítico de RNE Prize). His novel Kanada, published in 2017, was awarded the Premio de las Letras de la Ciudad de Santander, the Cálamo Otra Mirada Prize, and was a finalist for the International Tigre Juan Prize the same year. Not Even the Dead, published in 2020, was a finalist for the Europese Literatuurprijs and was chosen as the best book of the year by the Booksellers’ Guild of Madrid. His latest novel, Lo demás es aire (2022), obtained the City of Barcelona Award (2022) and the Vanity Fair Prize for the best book of the year (2022). His work has been translated into eight languages. As a critic, he coordinated the anthology Bajo treinta (2013). He has received grants from institutions like the Spanish Academy in Rome, the Antonio Gala Foundation, the BBVA Foundation, the FONCA in Mexico or The International Writers’ House in Graz. He currently resides in Madrid, where he teaches literature workshops.

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Juan Gómez Bárcena

17.05.23
  / 15.06.23
Juan Gómez Bárcena (Santander, 1984) is a Spanish writer. He holds degrees in theory of literature and comparative literature, history and philosophy. He is the author of the book of stories Los que duermen (2012) and the novel The Sky Over Lima (2014 Ojo Crítico de RNE Prize). His novel Kanada, published in 2017, was awarded the Premio de las Letras de la Ciudad de Santander, the Cálamo Otra Mirada Prize, and was a finalist for the International Tigre Juan Prize the same year. Not Even the Dead, published in 2020, was a finalist for the Europese Literatuurprijs and was chosen as the best book of the year by the Booksellers’ Guild of Madrid. His latest novel, Lo demás es aire (2022), obtained the City of Barcelona Award (2022) and the Vanity Fair Prize for the best book of the year (2022). His work has been translated into eight languages. As a critic, he coordinated the anthology Bajo treinta (2013). He has received grants from institutions like the Spanish Academy in Rome, the Antonio Gala Foundation, the BBVA Foundation, the FONCA in Mexico or The International Writers’ House in Graz. He currently resides in Madrid, where he teaches literature workshops.

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