Horacio Castellanos Moya





Horacio Castellanos Moya


Born
in Tegucigalpa, Honduras
January 01, 1957

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HORACIO CASTELLANOS MOYA is a writer and a journalist from El Salvador. For two decades he worked as editor of news agencies, magazines and newspapers in Mexico, Guatemala and his own country. As a fiction writer, he was granted residencies in a program supported by the Frankfurt International Book Fair (2004-2006) and in the City of Asylum program in Pittsburgh (2006-2008). He has also taught in the Writing Program at the University of Pittsburgh. In 2009, he was guest researcher at the University of Tokyo with a fellowship granted by the Japan Foundation. He has published eleven novels, five short story collections, two essay books, and a diary. His novels have been translated into twelve languages; five of them (Senselessness, The She-De ...more

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El arma en el hombre

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La sirvienta y el luchador

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“Power lacks moral or principles. It only has interests.”
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“...y a partir de ese golpe el alma en pena del registrador civil contaría su historia, en todo momento con las palmas de sus manos sin dedos apretando las dos mitades de su cabeza para mantener los sesos en su sitio, que el realismo mágico no me es por completo ajeno.”
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