Rodrigo Rey Rosa

Rodrigo Rey Rosa


Rodrigo Rey Rosa was born in Guatemala in 1958. He immigrated to New York in 1980, and in 1982 he moved to Morocco. American expatriate writer Paul Bowles, with whom Rey Rosa had been corresponding, translated his first three books into English. Rey Rosa has based many of his writings and stories on legends and myths indigenous to Latin America and North Africa. Of his many works, seven have been translated into English: The Beggar’s Knife, Dust on Her Tongue, The Pelcari Project, The Good Cripple, The African Shore, Severina, and now Chaos, A Fable. He currently lives in Guatemala City.

Events with Rodrigo Rey Rosa

The Library of Borges

07 May 2019
7:00 pm-8:30 pm
45 Bleecker St.
New York, NY 10012

Literary Quest: Westbeth Edition

09 May 2019
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Westbeth Artists Housing and Center for the Arts
155 Bank St.
New York, NY 10014

The Art of Violence

12 May 2019
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
The Frederick P. Rose Auditorium
The Cooper Union
41 Cooper Sq.
New York, NY 10003