Álvaro Enrigue

#160349
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
6, 1969
Birthplace
Guadalajara, Mexico
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
6, 1969 (age 49)
Birthplace
Guadalajara, Mexico

About

Award-winning Mexican novelist whose influenced was recognized by the Bogotá39 at the 2007 Hay Festival. His works include Muerte Súbita, Decencia, Vidas Perpendiculares, and Hipotermia.

Before Fame

He published his first book, La Muerte de un Instalador, in 1996. The book won the Joaquín Mortiz Prize.

Trivia

Muerte Súbita won the Herralde Novel Prize in 2013. He received a Rockefeller Foundation Residence Fellowship in 2009.

Family Life

His wife, Valeria Luiselli, is also an author.

Associated With

He and Junot Diaz were both recognized as promising Latin American writers under the age of 39 as part of the Bogotá39 in 2007.