Project Description

Juan Carlos Mondragón

Born in Montivedeo, Uruguay in 1951, Juan Carlos Mondragón lives in Paris, where he studied at la Sorbonne and teaches Latin-American literature in several French universities. A number of his books have been published in Uruguay and Argentina, as well as in France, where his novel Passion et oubli d’Anastassia Lizavetta has been getting wonderful reviews. Mondragón’s writing has been c ompared to that of Thomas Bernhardt’s. He is regarded today as the leading Uruguayan writer, a new Onetti.