Carlos Fuentes

Writer and Diplomat
  • 1981Spring
  • 1981Summer
  • 1981Winter
  • 1986Summer

One of Latin America’s most influential writers, Carlos Fuentes has written novels, short stories, essays, and plays. As a leader of the explosion of Mexican writing in the 1960s known as El Boom, Fuentes helped Latin American literature gain global recognition. His works also earned him the Miguel de Cervantes Prize in addition to the Belisario Domínguez Medal of Honor, Mexico’s highest honor.

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