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An Orphan World - by Giuseppe Caputo (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 218

Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Charco Press

Author: Giuseppe Caputo

Language: English

Street Date: February 25, 2021
TCIN: 79625741
UPC: 9781916465626
Item Number (DPCI): 247-39-7675


Giuseppe Caputo was born in Barranquilla, Colombia, in 1982. He studied creative writing at New York University, and at the University of Iowa. Also at Iowa, he specialised in gender studies. After being Cultural Director of the Bogot� International Book Festival for many years, Caputo now teaches creative writing at the Instituto Caro Cuervo in Bogot�. An Orphan World is his first novel and it has earned Caputo a place in the 2017 Hay Festival's Bogot� 39 list of best Latin American writers under 40.

Juana Adcock is a Mexican British poet and translator. She works from Spanish into English and viceversa, and has translated authors such as Gabriela Wiener, Hubert Mati�w�a, Julieta Valero, Andrew Motion, Helen Mort and Alexander Hutchison. In 2016 she was named one of the Ten New Voices from Europe by Literary Europe Live for her own work as a poet. She is also known for her multilingual sound and music collaborations.

Sophie Hughes has translated some of the finest Spanish and Latin American authors at work today, including Enrique Vila-Matas, Rodrigo Hasb�n and Laia Jufresa. In 2019 she was shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize for her translation of Alia Trabucco Zer�n's The Remainder and in 2018 she was named one of the Arts Foundation 25th anniversary fellows for her contribution to the field of literary translation.

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