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David Unger

Guatemalan novelist David Unger was awarded his country's Miguel ´┐Żngel Asturias National Prize in Literature in 2014, despite writing exclusively in English. He is the author of the novels The Price of Escape and Life in the Damn Tropics . His short stories and essays have appeared in Words Without Borders , Guernica , KGBBarLit , and Playboy Mexico . He has translated fourteen books from Spanish into English. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.