Pedro Mairal
Pedro Mairal was born in Buenos Aires in 1970. He studied a degree in ‘Letras’ (‘Humanities’) at USAL (‘University of el Salvador’) where he was an assistant lecturer of English Literature. He has published three novels, a volume of short stories and two poetry books. His first novel,“Una noche con Sabrina Love”, was awarded the ‘Premio Clarín’ (‘Clarín Prize’) in 1998 with a panel of judges comprising Roa Bastos, Bioy Casares and Cabrera Infante, and was adapted to the screen in the year 2000. His work has been translated and published in France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Poland and Germany. In 2007 the Bogotá39 jury selected him among the most notorious 39 young Latin-American authors. He currently lives in Buenos Aires.

Published work:

1996 – Tigre como los pájaros – (poetry)
1998 – Una noche con Sabrina Love – (novel) (“One night with Sabrina Love”)
2001 – Hoy temprano – (short stories) (“Early this morning”)
2003 – Consumidor Final – (poetry)
2005 – El año del desierto – (novel) (“The year of the desert”)
2008 – Salvatierra  (novel) (The Missing Year of Juan Salvatierra)
2013- El gran surubí (novel in sonnets)
2013- El equilibrio (collection of daily columns)