Eduardo Halfon

Eduardo Halfon’s novel Canción has been longlisted for the 2024 Dublin Literary Award.

“In Canción, Eduardo Halfon’s eponymous wanderer is invited to a Lebanese writers’ conference in Japan, where he reflects on his Jewish grandfather’s multifaceted identity. To understand more about the cold, fateful day in January 1967 when his grandfather was abducted by Guatemalan guerillas, Halfon searches his childhood memories.”

The shortlist will be disclosed on March 26, 2024 and the winner will be announced on May 23, 2024, during Dublin’s International Literature Festival.

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