Pedro Juan Gutiérrez

Pedro Juan Gutiérrez (Matanzas, Cuba, 1950) began to work at the age of 13 selling ice-creams and newspapers. Then he also worked as a soldier, farmer, laborer, radio speaker and journalist until 1998, when he first published in Spain Trilogía sucia de La Habana, which immediately became an international success. The novel has been translated into 22 laguages. In addition to several poetry collections, Pedro Juan Gutiérrez has published El rey de la HabanaAnimal Tropical (Alfonso García-Ramos Novel Prize 2000), Melancolía de los leones, (Sur del Mundo Narrative Prize, 2003), Nuestro GG en La HabanaEl nido de la serpiente (Prix des Amériques insulaires et de la Guyane, 2008), Carne de perroCorazón mestizo, Diálogos con mi sombra and Fabian y el caos.

www.pedrojuangutierrez.com

A sort of Caribbean Bukowski or Havanan Henry Miller.
— Felipe Benitez Rey, Tribuna
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BY PEDRO JUAN GUTIÉRREZ: Diálogo con mi sombra MEMOIR, 2017 Fabián y el caos NOVEL, 2015 Corazón mestizo NOVEL, 2007 El nido de la serpiente NOVEL, 2006 Nuestro GG en La Habana NOVEL, 2004 Carne de perro NOVEL, 2003 El insaciable hombre araña NOVEL, 2002 Animal tropical NOVEL, 2000 Melancolía de los leones STORIES, 2000 El rey de La Habana NOVEL, 1999 Trilogía sucia de La Habana NOVEL, 1998