Eduardo Halfon

Eduardo Halfon

Wednesday, February 13th at 6pm

Eduardo will be at the bookshop for a short reading and book signing.

About Eduardo Halfon

Eduardo Halfon was born in Guatemala City. He moved to the United States with his family at the age of ten, went to school in Florida, studied Industrial Engineering at North Carolina State University, and then returned to Guatemala to teach Literature during eight years at Universidad Francisco Marroquín. In 2007, he was named one of the best young Latin American writers by the Hay Festival of Bogotá. He has published nine books of fiction, and has received in Spain the prestigious José María de Pereda Prize for the Short Novel. He was recently awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship to continue the story of The Polish Boxer, which is the first of his novels to be published in English, by Bellevue Literary Press.Mr. Halfon will read from The Polish Boxer, the first of his novels to be published in English.

Read an interview with Eduardo Halfon in Sampsonia Way Magazine.

Words without Borders published this review of The Polish Boxer in its February 2013 issue; The New York Times published this review in December.

Eduardo Halfon and his first novel to be translated into English, The Polish Boxer. Photo courtesy of the writer.
Eduardo Halfon is in Pittsburgh Feb 10 - 15th on a writing residency with City of Asylum Pittsburgh.
Event address: 
420 Beaver St
15143-1502 Sewickley
Event date: 
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 11:00pm