Ahmel Echevarría Peré

Ahmel Echevarría Peré was born in Havana, Cuba, in 1974. One of Cuba’s most acclaimed younger writers, he was a student at the Jorge Onelio Cardoso Centre for Literary Formation, where he now works as the editor of its website. He is also editor of the website Vercuba, and writes a column in the literary magazine Cuba Contemporánea. His books include: Inventario (Unión, 2007, Cuba); the short novel Esquirlas (Letras Cubanas, 2006, Cuba); Búfalos camino al matadero (Oriente, 2013, Cuba); and La noria (Unión, 2013, Cuba). He was awarded the David Unión prize in 2004 for his book Inventarioand the 2011 Franz Kafka Novelas de Gaveta Prize in the Czech Republic for his book Dias de entrenamiento, which was also awarded the Italo Calvino Prize in 2012. His book La Noria was awarded the Critic Prize 2013.

Anthologies featuring Ahmel Echevarría Peré

The American Way

Covering US foreign policy from 1945 to the present day, an anthology of specially commissioned stories by authors from across the globe addressing America's history of intervention.

The Book of Havana

Leading you through the backstreets and bars of Havana, ten stories demonstrating the power of contemporary Cuban literature.