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Francisco Laguna Correa

Francisco Laguna in Rome, Italy

Francisco Laguna Correa is a Mexican writer, born in Mexico City, who resides in the United States.[1][2] He is the author of the book of flash fictions Finales felices (2012), which was awarded the 2012 National Literary Prize of the North American Academy of the Spanish Language (ANLE), an institution based in New York City.[3][4][5] In 2013 his novel Diógenes from the Wild North was awarded the Latin American Literary Prize of Género Aburrido, which is a Bolivian independent publishing house.[6][7] His book Ría Brava/Ría Grande (a broken novel) was awarded the International Poetry Prize "Desiderio Macías Silva" 2013 in Mexico.[8] He is also the founder and director of Editorial Paroxismo, an independent book publisher that focuses on the work of young authors.[9]

Education

He graduated with a double BA in Hispanic Studies and Liberal Studies at the UNAM and Portland State University, he also holds two Master degrees, one in Immigration and another in Hispanic Philosophy, both from the Autonomous University of Madrid.[10] Currently he is pursuing a Ph.D. in Hispanic Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.[11] He is also enrolled in the MFA program of Creative Writing at the University of Pittsburgh.

Literary Awards

(2012) National Literary Prize of the North American Academy of the Spanish Language (ANLE) in the United States

(2013) Latin American Literary Prize of the independent publisher Género Aburrido in Bolivia

(2013) International Poetry Prize Desiderio Macías Silva in Mexico

Published work

  • (2011) Crítica literaria y otros cuentos, Editorial Paroxismo, ISBN 0615520669
  • (2012) Finales felices, North American Academy of the Spanish Language, New York, ISBN 978-0-9850961-4-4
  • (2012) Finales felices, Editorial Paroxismo, ISBN 0615719473
  • (2013) Crítica literaria y otros cuentos (corregidos y aumentados), Editorial Paroxismo, ISBN 0615794823
  • (2013) Finales felices, rdeditores, Seville, Spain, ISBN 9788415658405
  • (2014) ‘Los esclavos’ (short-story), Sub-Urbano Ed., Miami, Collection 20/40 (20 Latin American writers under the age of 40)
  • (2014) Resquebrajadura (deforme y mutilado, este relato...), Editorial Paroxismo, ISBN 0615984061
  • (2014) Diógenes from the Wild North, Género Aburrido, La Paz, Bolivia, (Conjoined twins Collection).

External links

Interview with Francisco Laguna-Correa, UNC Global Institute http://global.unc.edu/news/global-heels-francisco-laguna-correa-mexico/

References

  1. ^ Website of the North American Academy of the Spanish Language. "Francisco Laguna Correa gana segundo certamen literario de la Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Española". Retrieved 4 October 2012. 
  2. ^ Laguna-Correa, Francisco (2011). Crítica literaria y otros cuentos. USA: Editorial Paroxismo. p. 98.  
  3. ^ Website of the North American Academy of the Spanish Language. "Francisco Laguna Correa gana segundo certamen literario de la Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Española". Retrieved 4 October 2012. 
  4. ^ "Blog de Manuel Garrido Palacios" (in Spanish). Retrieved 4 October 2012. 
  5. ^ Website of the newspaper El Universal. "Francisco Laguna Correa gana premio de la ANLE" (in Spanish). Retrieved 23 October 2012. 
  6. ^ Website of Contacto Latino. "Resultado del I Concurso Latinoamericano de Narrativa de Género Aburrido". 
  7. ^ Website of Cascahuesos Editores. "Nuestro autor GIOVANNI BARLETTI gana concurso internacional de la editorial boliviana Género Aburrido con su libro LA CASA AMARILLA". 
  8. ^ Website of the newspaper La Jornada-Aguscalientes http://www.lja.mx/2013/09/inauguran-el-tercer-festival-de-las-artes-de-la-uaa/ Retrieved 28 September 2013.
  9. ^ Website of the North American Academy of the Spanish Language. "Francisco Laguna Correa". Retrieved 7 February 2013. 
  10. ^ Website of the El Cuento en Red, Revista Electrónica de Estudios sobre la Ficción Breve. "Interview with Francisco Laguna Correa (in Spanish)". 
  11. ^ Website of the North American Academy of the Spanish Language. "Francisco Laguna Correa gana segundo certamen literario de la Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Española". Retrieved 4 October 2012. 
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