Letras Libres

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Letras Libres
April 2006 issue of Letras Libres
April 2006 issue
Director Enrique Krauze
Categories Literature
Frequency Monthly
Publisher Editorial Vuelta[1]
First issue 1999; 15 years ago (1999)
Country Mexico and Spain[1]
Based in Mexico City, Mexico[1]
Language Spanish
Website www.letraslibres.com
ISSN 1405-7840

Letras Libres is a literary magazine published monthly by Editorial Vuelta, a prominent publishing company co-founded by the Nobel Prize laureate in Literature, Octavio Paz. The magazine, printed since 1999 in Mexico and since 2001 in Spain, has an average of eighteen to twenty texts in every issue[2] and is currently directed by Mexican historian Enrique Krauze.[1]

According to statistics publicized by the magazine on its tenth anniversary, 40% of its 4300 contributions during its first decade have been written by Mexican authors, 25% by non Mexican Spanish-speakers and 25% by non Spanish-speakers that have been translated specifically for the magazine.[2]

Some of the regular contributors of the magazine are Mario Vargas Llosa, Gabriel Zaid, Rodrigo Fresán, Guillermo Sheridan, Fernando Savater, Hugo Hiriart, Juan Villoro, Alberto Barrera Tyszka, José de la Colina, José Emilio Pacheco, Enrique Vila-Matas, Adolfo Castanon, Roger Bartra, David Rieff, Bisam Álvaro, Jorge Edwards and Patricio Pron.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Quiénes somos" (in Spanish). Letras Libres. Retrieved 2009-08-31. 
  2. ^ a b "Una década de Letras Libres" (in Spanish). El Informador. 2009-01-22. Retrieved 2009-08-31. 

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