Socorro Venegas

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Socorro Venegas
Born 1972
San Luis Potosí
Nationality Mexican
Occupation Author

Socorro Venegas (born in 1972) is an award-winning Mexican writer.

Biography[edit]

Socorro Venegas was born in San Luis Potosí in 1972. She currently lives in Cuernavaca.

Her short story collection Todas las islas was the winner of the 2002 Premio Nacional de Poesía y Cuento "Benemérito de América."

In 2004, her first novel, Será negra y blanca, won the Premio Nacional de Novela Ópera Prima "Carlos Fuentes."

Her stories have appeared in various anthologies, including Nuevas voces de la narrativa mexicana (2003) and Los mejores cuentos mexicanos 2004 (The Best Mexican Short Stories 2004).

Translations of her stories have appeared in Concho River Review, The Modern Review, Literal, and The Listening Eye, among other publications.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Será negra y blanca (Premio Nacional de Novela Ópera Prima "Carlos Fuentes" 2004)
  • Todas las islas (VI Premio Nacional de Poesía y Cuento "Benemérito de América" 2002)
  • La muerte más blanca (2000)
  • La risa de las azucenas (1997)
  • Habitación

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