Juan Villoro

Juan Villoro is a writer whose work has been recognized with awards from international prizes such as the Herralde de Novela, Premio Xavier Villaurrutia, Rey de España, Ciudad de Barcelona, and Vázquez Montalbán de Periodismo Deportivo. A columnist for the newspapers Reforma and El Periódico de Catalunya, Villoro was a professor of literature at UNAM, Yale, Princeton, and Universidad Pompeu Fabra de Barcelona. His theater plays have been staged in Mexico, Chile, Argentina and Spain. In the United States Villoro has published the short-story collection The Guilty (George Braziller), the novel The Reef (George Braziller) and a non-fiction book on soccer, God is Round (Restless Books).