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Castellanos Moya in Chile

Written by Daniel Muñoz on . Posted in [:es]Noticias[:en]News[:], 2014

The 2014 / Manuel Rojas Award was handover to Horacio Castellanos Moya by President Bachelet, after the ceremony in “La Moneda”, the Salvadoran author was invited to a series of activities: he participated in the dialogue “A provocative voice of Central American literature” with the journalist and editor Álvaro Matus at the FILSA, he spoke with the young writer Diego Zúñiga at the University of Chile and had several meetings with students and general readers.

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With his Readers

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Manuel Rojas Foundation. Santiago – Chile, 1st of august 2014

The Manuel Rojas Foundation has participated in several meetings, after being invited by colleges, universities and community organizations. The aim of these events are to bring the Manuel Rojas works close to his readers and to promote them among future generations. In all these meetings with the public, members of the Manuel Rojas Foundation and the director of the movie “When expecting dreams”, Pablo Vial, have shared a space of dialogue and coexistence about literature.

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Castellanos Moya: The Salvadoran Traveller

Written by Daniel Muñoz on . Posted in [:es]Noticias[:en]News[:], 2014

Manuel Rojas Foundation. Valparaiso – Chile, 15th of May, 2014

The salvadoran writer Castellanos Moya has won the 2014 Manuel Rojas Award. Castellanos Moya received the news from the Serevín Library in Valparaiso. The life and work of Castellanos Moya is crossed by violence, but he argues that he does not write literature of violence but purely literature. From Iowa, Castellanos Moya appreciated the honour and said that like Manuel Rojas he is a traveller: “we were born in different countries and we moved by many others.”…

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The “Manuel Rojas’ Archive”

Written by Daniel Muñoz on . Posted in [:es]Noticias[:en]News[:], 2014

Manuel Rojas Foundation. Santiago – Chile, 10th of January, 2014

During 2014 the Manuel Rojas Foundation has the project of opening for public consultation the valuable archive of the writer. Manuel Rojas own collections and the house in which he lived have been preserved by his family, so the Foundation will create a documentation center in order to preserve this heritage and spread his literary and intellectual legacy. (Illustration of the story “El hombre de los ojos azules”, Caras y Caretas Magazine – Buenos Aires, 1923).

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Piglia compares Rojas with Arlt

Written by Daniel Muñoz on . Posted in [:es]Noticias[:en]News[:], 2013

Manuel Rojas Foundation. Santiago – Chile, 5th of December 2013

Following the reception by Ricardo Piglia of the 2013 Manuel Rojas Award, the chilean writer Roberto Contreras conducted an interview with Piglia where he compares the proses of Manuel Rojas with the one of prominent Argentine writer Roberto Arlt.

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All González Vera

Written by Daniel Muñoz on . Posted in [:es]Noticias[:en]News[:], 2013

Manuel Rojas Foundation. Santiago – Chile, 1st of November 2013

Just a few weeks ago have been published the Complete Works of González Vera. Adding to the celebration of this major publishing event, the Manuel Rojas Foundation has gathered some testimonials about the inseparable friendship between González Vera and Manuel Rojas.

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When Expecting Dreams

Written by Daniel Muñoz on . Posted in [:es]Noticias[:en]News[:], 2013

SANFIC. Santiago – Chile, 12th of August 2013

During the 2013 Santiago International Film Festival (SANFIC / 9), will be presented the film: “When Expecting Dreams” (Cuando se espera el sueño) by Pablo Vial, starring by Alvaro Rudolphy and based on the Manuel Rojas’ short story: “Pancho Rojas”.

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Prose is Never Finished

Written by Daniel Muñoz on . Posted in [:es]Noticias[:en]News[:], 2013

Universidad Diego Portales. Santiago – Chile, 20th of April 2013

The book “La prosa nunca está terminada “, which has just been published by the Diego Portales University, brings together a selection of texts by Manuel Rojas dealing with literature. These writings show us an attentive and thoughtful author, thinking about his art and other writers, such as Horacio Quiroga, Vicente Huidobro, Gonzalez Vera and Alberto Edwards.

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Apoye a la Fundación

Si usted tiene información o material sobre Manuel Rojas y quiere compartirlo o hacer una donación, por favor tome contacto con la Fundación. De antemano agradecemos su apoyo y generosidad.