|Name Eduardo Halfon||Role Writer|
|Education North Carolina State University|
Books The Polish Boxer, Monastery
Awards Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, Latin America & Caribbean
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Eduardo Halfon (born 1971) is a Guatemalan writer.
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Eduardo Halfon was born in 1971 in Guatemala City. He studied Industrial Engineering at North Carolina State University, and later was professor of Literature at Universidad Francisco Marroquín, in Guatemala.
In 2011 he received a Guggenheim Fellowship to work on continuing the story of The Polish Boxer, which is the first of his novels to be published in English, by Bellevue Literary Press in the U.S. and Pushkin Press in the U.K.
His novels include Esto no es una pipa, Saturno; De cabo roto; El ángel literario; El boxeador polaco; and La pirueta, which won the José María de Pereda Prize for Short Novel in Santander, Spain. His short fiction has been published in English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Serbian, and Dutch. He has taught literature at Guatemala; in 2007 the Bogotá Hay Festival listed him as one of “39 best young Latin American writers.”
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In 2007 he was named one of the best young Latin American writers by the Hay Festival of Bogotá.