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Abdon Ubidia

Abdon Ubidia , born in Quito, Ecuador in 1944, sprang to fame in 1979 when his collection of stories, Bajo el mismo extrano cielo , won the pretigious Jose Mejia prize for best fiction, an award the author received again in 1986 for this title, which critics called the novel of the decade. Ubidia's stories have appeared in translation in the U.S. and Europe. He has also published studies of folklore and traditional Ecuadorian literature. Ubidia is currently literary editor for Editorial El...See more