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Luis Chaves 

01.10.22
  / 29.10.22
Luis-Chaves
Luis Chaves (San José, Costa Rica, 1969) is a writer and translator. In 2011 the Akademie Schloss Solitude awarded him the Jean Jacques Rousseau grant, in 2015 he was a resident at the DAAD Artists-in-Berlin program, and in 2019 he was a fellow of the Nantes Institute for Advanced Study Foundation. He has published the books of poems Los animales que imaginamos (1997), Historias Polaroid (2001), Chan Marshall (2005), Asfalto, un road poem (2006), Equestrian Monuments (2011), La máquina de hacer niebla (2012), Iglú (2014), Falso documental. Poesía completa (2016) and Fuera de la gravedad (2022). In prose, he is the author of the novel Salvapantallas (2015); the novellas La marea de Normutier (2017) and O.W. Una fábula (2020); and the essays 300 páginas. Prosas (2010), El Mundial 2010. Apuntes (2010) and Vamos a tocar el agua (2017). His work has been translated into English, German, Dutch, Italian and Slovenian, and he has received important awards such as the Aquileo J. Echeverría Prize, Costa Rica’s most distinguished accolade. He is currently completing his second novel in San José, where he lives with his wife and two daughters.

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Luis Chaves 

01.10.22
  / 29.10.22
Luis Chaves (San José, Costa Rica, 1969) is a writer and translator. In 2011 the Akademie Schloss Solitude awarded him the Jean Jacques Rousseau grant, in 2015 he was a resident at the DAAD Artists-in-Berlin program, and in 2019 he was a fellow of the Nantes Institute for Advanced Study Foundation. He has published the books of poems Los animales que imaginamos (1997), Historias Polaroid (2001), Chan Marshall (2005), Asfalto, un road poem (2006), Equestrian Monuments (2011), La máquina de hacer niebla (2012), Iglú (2014), Falso documental. Poesía completa (2016) and Fuera de la gravedad (2022). In prose, he is the author of the novel Salvapantallas (2015); the novellas La marea de Normutier (2017) and O.W. Una fábula (2020); and the essays 300 páginas. Prosas (2010), El Mundial 2010. Apuntes (2010) and Vamos a tocar el agua (2017). His work has been translated into English, German, Dutch, Italian and Slovenian, and he has received important awards such as the Aquileo J. Echeverría Prize, Costa Rica’s most distinguished accolade. He is currently completing his second novel in San José, where he lives with his wife and two daughters.

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