Hector Concari (Montevideo, Uruguay, 1956), holds a degree in philosophy. He is film critic in the magazines Encuadre, CineOja, Imagen , the newspaper TalCual and various publications of the Cinemateca Nacional de Venezuela. He is the author of the novel De prófugos y fantasmas and the collections of short stories Fuller y otros sobrevivientes and Yo fui el chofer de John Dillinger, all published in Venezuela. Presently he is a columnist in the Venezuelan daily newspaper El Nacional.
‘Blanes in Flashback’ was originally published as ‘Blanes en flashback’ in the collection of short stories Yo fui el chofer de John Dillinger (Caracas: Mondadori, 2008).