Clara Obligado

Clara Obligado


Buenos Aires

In 1976 she fled the military dictatorship for Spain, where she led the first creative writing workshops in the country. A regular contributor to journalistic publications, she holds a degree in Literature, and has written many collections of essays.

In 1996, she was awarded the premio femenino Lumen for her novel La hija de Marx [Marx’s Daughter]. Páginas de Espuma published a volume of her short stories entitled Las otras vidas [The Other Lives] as well as the anthologies Por favor sea breve 1 y 2 [Please, Be Brief].

These works paved the way for the short-story tradition in Spain, and have been translated in multiple languages.

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