Jorge Carrion / El escritor bicefalo: la convivencia del escritor de creacion y del critico creativo en un mismo cuerpo

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Jorge Carrión was born in Tarragona (Spain) in 1976. He holds a Ph.D. in Humanities from the University Pompeu Fabra, where he teaches Contemporary Literature and Creative Writing. He was a member of the editorial board of the magazine side between 2002 and 2005 and the Board of Directors of Chimera magazine between 2006 and 2009. Cultural critic of the supplement is ABCD and writes for various Spanish and Latin American publications. He published the test against space travel. Juan Goytisolo and WG Sebald (Iberoamericana, 2009), Australia travel book. A trip (Berenice, 2008), the chronic skin of the mouth (Thrush Books, 2008), the artist's book GR-83 (Desktop Publishing, 2007), the book chronicles and travel essays compass (Berenice, 2006 ) and the novella Jan (Laia Books, 2001). In addition, a foreword and edited volumes Madrid / Barcelona. Literature and city (1995-2010) (Iberoamericana, 2009), The place of Piglia. Critical non-fiction (Kandy, 2008) and global Amor (Laia Books, 2003). His chronicles of Latin America have been collected in the North is South (Debate Venezuela, 2009). The dead (Mondadori, 2010) is his first novel.