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.