Alberto Chimal

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Mexican writer Alberto Chimal (Toluca, 1970) is the author of the novels La torre y el jardín (which was shortlisted for the Rómulo Gallegos International Novel Prize in 2013), and Los esclavos, as well as multiple short-story collections, including micro- and Twitter-fiction. He also has published a couple of nonfiction collections and several children’s books, including La madre y la muerte / La partida, selected for the 2016 White Ravens world literature catalogue at the Frankfurt International Book Fair. The recipient of numerous literary prizes, including the National Short Story Prize and the Bellas Artes Prize for Fiction, his work has appeared in English in The Kenyon Review, FLURB, Nagari, Asymptote, Latin American Literature Today, and World Literature Today, and has been anthologized in Best Short Fiction, Flash Fiction International, and Three Messages and a Warning. He blogs at, tweets as @albertochimal, and has a YouTube channel with his wife, writer Raquel Castro, at He is a columnist for online magazine Literal. Latin American Voices, and lives in Mexico City.

Sessions in which Alberto Chimal participates

Friday August 17, 2018

Saturday August 18, 2018

5:00 PM
5:00 PM
Fantasy Canon from the Margins 1 hour 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM  |  San Jose Convention Center , 210C