Mauro Javier Cardenas

Mauro Javier Cardenas grew up in Guayaquil, Ecuador, and graduated with a degree in Economics from Stanford University. His first novel, ‘The Revolutionaries Try Again,’ is now out; excerpts from it appeared in Conjunctions, Bomb, Guernica, the Antioch Review, and Witness. He’s the recipient of the 2016 Joseph Henry Jackson literary award from the San Francisco Foundation. His interviews and essays on/with László Krasznahorkai, Antonio Lobo Antunes, Javier Marias, Horacio Castellanos Moya, Juan Villoro, and Tatiana Huezo have appeared in Music & Literature, San Francisco Chronicle, BOMB, ZYZZYVA, and The Quarterly Conversation.