"Here and Now" roundtable discussion with Juan Gabriel Vásquez, Writer in Residence
A roundtable discussion with Juan Gabriel Vásquez, Stanford’s Héctor Hoyos, Ximena Briceño, Adam Morris, Jorge Ruffinelli, and Kevin Guerrieri of the University of San Diego
Colombian born, Juan Gabriel Vásquez is an accomplished writer whose work has been translated into several languages. In addition to writing novels, short stories and essays, Vásquez has translated works from E.M. Forster, Victor Hugo, and John Hersey into Spanish. He is a regular contributor to various magazines and journals, and writes a weekly opinion column for the newspaper El Espectador. He received a law degree from la Universidad del Rosario in Colombia and his Ph.D. in Literature from the Sorbonne in Paris. After finishing graduate school, he lived in Belgium. More recently, he resided in Barcelona and is returning to Colombia in 2013.
For more information about Dr. Vásquez, visit https://www.stanford.edu/dept/DLCL/cgi-bin/web/research/writer-in-residence