Oct 09 Juan Villoro

Juan Villoro born in Mexico City in 1956 is a writer and journalist.....

........He has been acclaimed both nationally and internationally for his work and has won numerous awards for his fiction including the Premio Villaurrutia, the Premio Mazatlán and the Premio Herralde. He has also won awards for his journalistic endeavours and in 2006 was awarded the International Manuel Vázquez Montalbán for his book of articles on football called Dios es redondo (God is Round).

Juan Villoro will read from a selection of his works.

Reading will be in Spanish but translations will be provided below

Mariachi Handout (59kB)


MARIACHI  (Please click on the attached document to download)


We wish to acknowledge the assistance of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mexico and the Embassy of Mexico, Dublin, in facilitating this visit.



by Mexican Writer and Journalist


Thursday, 22nd of October, 2009 - 11 a.m. - ORB 1.56

Centre for Mexican Studies

Room 1.51, First Floor - Block B East, O'Rahilly Building, University College Cork Ireland