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Fernando Castanedo studied Literature and earned his PhD in Literary Theory in Madrid, where he currently lives. He is the author of the novels Triunfo y muerte del general Castillo -runner up to the Tigre Juan Prize, 1999-, El salón de los bellos,and of the recently published Rosita y el negro. As a playwright he has written the drama Don Federico and two tragedies set in Granada: ¡Baco! and Que lloren ellos. Among his short stories are “Ley de vida” and “Conviene desayunar” (Thyssen Museum prize in 2012). Castanedo has taught Spanish Literature and Creative writing in several universities, and has held Visiting Professorships in Duke University, Wellesley College and Smith College. Apart from articles and essays in his field, including a translation and critical edition of William Blake’s The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, he is a regular contributor of travel writing and literary criticism to El País



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