Readings at City of Asylum: The Dream of My Return by Horacio Castellanos Moya

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Horacio Castellanos Moya read an excerpt from his latest novel at City of Asylum’s Salon Reading on April 28, 2015. Called “brilliant and devastating and incredibly beautiful,” The Dream of My Return is a twisted, darkly humorous meditation on paranoia as a manifestation of political unrest.

A writer and journalist from El Salvador, Horacio was the resident writer at City of Asylum from 2006-2009. He currently teaches in the Spanish Creative Writing Program at the University of Iowa. Last year, he was awarded the Manuel Rojas Iberoamerican Prize for Fiction, one of the top literary prizes in the Spanish-speaking world.

Read an excerpt of The Dream of My Return.

Watch an interview with Horacio.

About the Author

Sampsonia Way is an online magazine sponsored by City of Asylum/Pittsburgh that seeks to protect and advocate for writers who may be endangered, to educate the public about threats to writers and literary expression, and to create a community in which endangered writers thrive and literary culture is a valued part of life.

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