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 Inventario and The Franz Kafka Novelas de Gaveta Prize in the Czech Republic 2011 for his book Dias de entrenamiento, also awarded the Italo Calvino Prize 2012. His book La Noria was awarded the Critic Prize 2013.


Anthologies featuring Ahmel Echevarría Peré

The Book of Havana

A City in Short Fiction