Contributors

Martha Durán

Martha Durán (Trujillo, Venezuela. 1976) is a writer and professor. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Arts from the Universidad de Zulia, and a Masters degree in Literary Studies from the Universidad Central de Venezuela. She has published the book of stories Qué impertinente manera de volver (Monte Ávila Editores), and the book of essays Indagaciones, Confesiones y Figuraciones: ensayos sobre literatura latinoamericana (EAE Editorial Académica Española, 2012). Her short stories have been published in the anthology Tiempos de ciudad: III y IV Semana de la narrativa urbana 2008-2009 (Fundación para la Cultura Urbana); the Antología VIII Concurso Nacional de Cuentos SACVEN (Ediciones SACVEN, 2012); Revista Literaria Babel; and Revista Círculo of poetry, “Cuento venezolano actual 10: Martha Durán” (Puebla, México, 2010). Her book Qué impertinente manera de volver was shortlisted for the V Contest of Unpublished Authors Monte Avila Editores (2007). In 2012, her work was shortlisted for the VIII National Story Contest SACVEN and the VI Short Story Metropolitan Polyclinic Award for Young Authors. In recent years Durán has worked as General Coordinator of Publications at the Universidad Católica Cecilio Acosta in Maracaibo.


Participant in Seminario Fundación Cisneros 2017