EVENT | READING
CWS Series | Conversation with Colombian writer Juan Cárdenas
Venue: KJCC Auditorium // 53 Washington Square South, NYC
Reception to Follow
Conversation with Colombian writer Juan Cárdenas. Featuring the author, Sergio Chejfec. Introduced by Juan de Dios Sánchez. CWS Series. KJCC, 7 p.m.
Juan Cárdenas (1978) is a Colombian art critic, curator, translator and author of the novels Zumbido(451 Editores, 2010/ Periférica, 2017), Los estratos(Periférica, 2013), Ornamento(Periférica, 2015), Tú y yo, una novelita rusa(Cajón de sastre, 2016) and El diablo de las provincias(Periférica, 2017). He is also the author of the short story collections Carreras delictivas(451 Editores, 2008) and Volver a comer del árbol de la ciencia(Tusquets, 2018). In 2017, he was named by the Hay Festival in Bogotá as one of the 39 best Latin American writers under the age of 39. Cárdenas currently works at the Masters Program in Creative Writing at the Caro y Cuervo Institute in Bogotá, where he works as professor and researcher.