Eduardo Halfon Lecture

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"Memory, Exile, and Fiction: An Evening of Stories with Eduardo Halfon"

Tuesday, March 7, 2023 | 7 p.m.
Ahmanson Auditorium, University Hall 1000
Loyola Marymount University

Author Eduardo Halfon will give a lecture and personal talk, interspersed with a short reading and photos, and followed by a discussion with Professor Holli Levitsky and the audience.

Kosher reception to follow.


Eduardo Halfon was born in Guatemala in 1971. He is the author of fifteen books of fiction published in Spanish. Named one of the best young Latin American writers by the Hay Festival of Bogotá, he is also the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and the prestigious Roger Caillois Prize in France. His novel Mourning won the Prix du Meilleur Livre Étranger (France), the Premio de las Librerías de Navarra (Spain), the Edward Lewis Wallant Award (US), and the International Latino Book Award (US). In 2018, he was awarded the Guatemalan National Prize in Literature, his country’s highest literary honor.