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Mario Bellatin,

advisor, writer
Born in Mexico City in 1960 and raised in Peru, writer Mario Bellatin studied screenplay writing in Cuba before returning to Mexico in 1995. His novels, noted for their experimental and fragmented narratives, include Mujeres de sal (Salt Women; Lluvia, 1986), Efecto invernadero (Effective Greenhouse; Jaime Campodónico, 1992), Canon perpetuo (Perpetual Cannon; Jaime Campodónico, 1993), Poeta ciego (Blind Poet; Tusquets, 1998), Salón de belleza (Beauty Salon; Tusquets, 1999), El jardín de la Señora Murakami (Mrs. Murakami’s Garden; Tusquets, 2000), Shiki Nagaoka: Una nariz de ficción (Shiki Nagaoka: A Fictional Nose; Editorial Sudamericana, 2001), La escuela del dolor humano de Sechuán (Sechuan’s House of Human Pain; Tusquets, 2001), Jacobo el mutante (Jacob the Mutant; Alfaguara, 2002), Perros héroes (Hero Dogs; Alfaguara, 2003), Lecciones para una liebre muerta (Lessons for a Dead Hare; Anagrama, 2005), and Damas chinas (Chinese Dames; Anagrama, 2006). Bellatin won the 2001 Xavier Villaurrutia Award for Flores (Flowers; Anagrama, 2004), and in 2002 was awarded the  Guggenheim Scholarship. In 2008, he received the  Mexican National Award for El gran vidrio (The Great Glasswork; Anagrama, 2007). His works have been translated into various languages. 

 

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