Edmundo Paz Soldán

Edmundo Paz Soldán (Cochabamba, 1967) is a Bolivian writer. He has lived in the United States since 1991, and has taught literature at Cornell University since 1997. His published works include the novels Días de papel [Days of paper] (1992), Sueños digitales [Digital dreams] (2000), The Matter of Desire (2004), Turing's Delirium (2006), Norte [North] (2011), and Iris (2014), as well as the short story collections Amores imperfectos [Imperfect loves] (2000), Simulacros (1999), and Lazos de familia [Family ties] (2008), among others. He has also published collections of essays and criticism. He was awarded the Premio Juan Rulfo 1977 for the short story "Dochera," the Premio Nacional de Novela 2002 in Bolivia for Turing's Delirium, and a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2006.

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