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Horacio Castellanos Moya


El Salvador (b.1957)

Horacio Castellanos Moya is one of his country's most important writers. He became famous in 1997 with the publication of his novel El asco ("Nausea"), because of which he was forced into exile. Before that he had already lived in Canada, Costa Rica, Spain and Mexico, where he worked as a journalist and writer. After spending two years in Frankfurt/Main, he now lives in Pittsburgh/USA.