Carlos Yushimito

PERÚ, 1977

Has published the story collections El mago (The Wizard, Sarita Cartonera, 2004), Las islas (The Islands, Sic, 2006), Lecciones para un niño que llega tarde (Lessons for a Late Child, Duomo, 2011) and Los bosques tienen sus propias puertas (Forests Have Their Own Doors, Peisa, 2013; Demipage, 2014). In 2008 he was chosen as one of the best young writers in Latin America by Casa de las Americas and the Centro Onelio Cardoso de Cuba; and in 2010 by the British Magazine Granta as one of the best Spanish language authors under the age of 35.

Included in anthologies across 9 countries, several of his stories have been translated into English, Portuguese, Italian and French and have been published in international magazines such as Granta, The Asian American Literary Review (AALR), Revista de la Universidad de México, Hueso Húmero, and Review: Literature and Arts of the America. He is currently completing a Doctorate in Hispanic Studies at Brown University.

Granta’s List of Rising Literary Stars in Spanish

"Yushimito is a rising star in contemporary Spanish fiction."

Carles Geli, EL PAÍS

 

"Since the publication of Las islas (The Islands), no-one has doubted

that Carlos Yushimito was going to become a leading author in the talented

new generation of Peruvian writers under forty. Now, he has the added

bonus of being a surprise pick by Granta as one of the best

Spanish-language authors under 35."

MOLESKINE LITERARIO

 

"The new generation is represented by Carlos Yushimito, the author of

a fascinating and unique set of stories set in an imagined, timeless

Brazil constructed from hearsay and literature."

DIARIO EL COMERCIO

 

"A unique breath of fresh air in an everyday setting.

Genuine, necessary writing."

LA VANGUARDIA

 

"One of the best young authors writing in Spanish."

GRANTA

 

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By Carlos Yushimito

  • Forests Have Their Own Doors

    SHORT STORIES, 2013.

    What happens when monstrous things hide behind an innocuous mask; when the triumph of some becomes the failure of others; when one day we don’t recognize ourselves in the mirror? What would...

  • Threatened Subjectivities

    NON FICTION, 2013

    In this essay, Yushimito presents "a re-reading of the social crisis in the short fiction of Alonso Cueto, Guillermo Niño de Guzmán and Jorge Valenzuela". The story of the...

  • Lessons for a Child Who Arrives Late

    SHORT STORIES, 2011

    A universe of mathematical precision from which goodness has disappeared and violence relieves the unpredictable continuity of existence. In a world where dreams and reality merge and split...

  • The Islands

    SHORT STORIES, 2006

    Las islas (The Islands) is a collection of eight stories set in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The stories are full of characters who live in the favelas scattered around the city's...

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