Wilmer Urrelo Zárate

Wilmer Urrelo Zárate. Bolivia, 1975. He is the author of three novels: Mundo negro (Nuevo Milenio, 2000), winner of the National Prize for Best Debut Novel and published in Italian by Edizione Estemporanee; Fantasmas asesinos (Alfaguara, 2006), winner of the National Prize for Best Novel; Hablar con los perros (Alfaguara, 2011), winner of the Anna Seghers Prize for Literature 2012, as chosen by the Anna Seghers foundation in Berlin, Germany. His short stories have appeared in numerous Bolivian and international anthologies.

Lucha Libre versus Football’ (‘Lucha Libre versus fútbol’) was first published on the website www.ecdotica.comin February 2010.