Felipe Restrepo Pombo


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Felipe Restrepo Pombo (b. 1978, Bogotá) is a journalist, editor, and author. In 2017 he was included in the Bogotá39 list of the best Latin American writers under forty, organized by the Hay Festival every decade. He is the author of the novel The Art of Vanishing; three collections of journalistic profiles; and a biography of the painter Francis Bacon. His work has been translated into English, French, and German. He is the editor behind the books The Sorrows of Mexico and Crónica: The Best Narrative Journalism in Latin America. He was the Latin American editor of Esquire and the editor in chief of Gatopardo magazine in Mexico City. He teaches narrative journalism at several universities throughout the continent. He is a columnist at El País and the Washington Post.

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