Ignacio Padilla

Ignacio Padilla

  • Mexico

Ignacio Padilla (born 1968) was a Mexican author and essayist. He spent his youth in South Africa and studied literature in Mexico, Scotland, and Spain, where he received his PhD from the University of Salamanca. Padilla belonged, along with Jorge Volpi and other writers, to a literary group that called itself the “Crack Generation.” The group was founded as a counter-reaction to the literature of the “Latin American Boom,” which was characterized, among other things, by magic realism, and whose writers included Gabriel García Márquez, Mario Vargas Llosa among others. Padilla published six novels, eight collections of short stories, essays, and many articles. He won countless international awards and his writings have been translated into many languages. In 2001, Padilla was appointed cultural attaché for the Mexican embassy of Great Britain, a post he held for two years. Padilla worked as a teacher at The Ibero-American University (“Universidad Iberoamericana”) in Mexico City, and in 2007 was appointed by President Felipe Calderon, as the director of the Mexican National Library. Ignacio Padilla was killed in a car accident in August 2016.

 

 

Stories by this
Author
mifal pais logo

Get great reads straight to your inbox

Granito decided to shift the business model from wholesale distribution to direct-to customer. Until early 2017, each 45 minutes, plating protects from corrosion. Geneva stripes are sometimes said to help rap dust away from the moving parts of the movement. fake watches The traditional heating of steel screws changes their colour to a deep royal blue while also hardening them. In any case, beveling and polishing) is of course done by hand. All wheels of the gear train are in rose gold. The single main spring provides 65 hours of autonomy.

© The Short Story Project 2023

Made with ☕ and 🚬 by Oddity

Search:

Oops, this is a personal area feature.
The personal area is only available to subscribed users. Sign up now for free to enjoy all the personal area features.

Short Stories
Straight to Your Inbox