Patricio Pron

Patricio Pron


Patricio Pron was born in 1975 and is the author of seven novels and six story collections. Additionally, he works as a translator and critic. His fiction has appeared in Granta, Zoetrope: All-Story, and The Paris Review, and he has received numerous prizes, including the Alfaguara Prize, the Juan Rulfo Prize, the Premio Literario Jaén de Novela award, and the 2008 José Manuel Lara Foundation Award. He currently lives in Madrid.

Buy Patricio Pron’s latest book, Don’t Shed Your Tears for Anyone Who Lives on These Streets (translated by Mara Faye Lethem), on Amazon.

Photo Credit: Jeosm Photography

Events with Patricio Pron

[CANCELED] Surviving Fascism Then and Now

08 May 2020
6:00 pm-7:00 pm
Deutsches Haus at New York University
42 Washington Mews
New York, NY 10003

[CANCELED] Cry, the Beloved Country

09 May 2020
4:00 pm-5:30 pm
Frederick P. Rose Auditorium
The Cooper Union
41 Cooper Square
New York, NY 10008

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