Emiliano Monge

Emiliano Monge (b. 1978, Mexico) has published two books of short stories and three novels. In 2011 he was recognized by the Guadalajara International Book Fair as one of the twenty-five most important writers in Latin America, and in 2017 he was selected as one of the thirty-nine best Latin American writers under thirty-nine by the Hay Festival in Bogotá. He is a regular contributor to El País and lives in Mexico City.

  • The cover to Among the Lost by Emiliano Monge
    Melbourne. Scribe. 2019. 345 pages.  In a note at the beginning of Among the Lost, Emiliano Monge thanks the human rights organizations that provided him with inspiration. Throughout the nove...
  • A crowd throngs into a stadium lined with flags from around the world
    Photo:  Azteca Stadium during 1986 World Cup in Mexico/ wikimedia In 1980s Mexico, boys clash off-field during the 1986 FIFA World Cup. Back then, my father worked installing aluminum parts...
  • The cover to The Arid Sky by Emiliano Monge
    Brooklyn, New York. Restless Books. 2018. 209 pages. To catalog the atrocities carried out in Emiliano Monge’s The Arid Sky is to be reminded that humanity will never run out of ways to infli...

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