Carlos Labbé

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Carlos Labbé
Born Carlos Labbé Jorquera
(1977-01-28)28 January 1977
Santiago, Chile
Occupation Writer, musician, editor
Language Spanish
Spouse es:Mónica Ríos

Carlos Labbé (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈkaɾlos laˈβe]) is a Chilean fiction writer born at Santiago de Chile in 1977.

Biography[edit]

He graduated in Latin American and Spanish Literature, his dissertation was about Juan Carlos Onetti. Later he obtained a Master's degree in Latin American and Spanish Literature with a dissertation on Roberto Bolaño. He has published a hypertext novel, Pentagonal: incluidos tú y yo (2001), the novels Libro de plumas (2004), Navidad y Matanza (2007), Locuela (2009), and Piezas secretas contra el mundo (2014), plus the collection of short stories Caracteres blancos (2010), as well as the pop music records Doce canciones para Eleodora (2007), Monicacofonía (2008) and Mi nuevo órgano (2011), as well as the ambient music collection Repeticiones para romper el cerco (2013). He co-wrote the screenplays for the films Malta con huevo (2007) and El nombre (2015). In the past he was a member of the bands Ex Fiesta and Tornasólidos, and is now a literary critic and editor. He is married to the Chilean author es:Mónica Ríos.

Works[edit]

Novels

  • Pentagonal, incluidos tú y yo (hypertext novel, 2001)
  • Libro de plumas (2004)
  • Navidad y Matanza (2007, [1] German translation in 2010 by Peter Tremp, [2] English translation in 2014 by Will Vanderhyden)
  • Locuela (2009, [3] English translation in 2015 by Will Vanderhyden)
  • Piezas secretas contra el mundo (2014)
  • La parvá (2015)

Short Stories

  • Caracteres blancos (2010)
  • Short the Seven Nightmares with Alebrijes (2015, [4] English translation by Ruy Burgos-Lovece)

Music records

  • Doce canciones para Eleodora (2007)
  • Monicacofonía (2008)
  • Mi nuevo órgano (2011)
  • Repeticiones para romper el cerco (2013)

Awards[edit]

  • Writers Fund, Chilean National Council for the Books and Reading, 2003.
  • Pedro Sienna Award of the Chilean National Council for the Arts and Culture, Best Feature Film Screenwriting for Malta con huevo (Scrambled Beer, in the English edition), co-written with Cristóbal Valderrama, 2008.
  • Granta magazine's Best Young Spanish Language Novelists, 2010.

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