Ana García Bergua (2063 words)

  • Niamh Thornton (University of Liverpool)
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Ana García Bergua (b. 1960) is a short story writer and novelist. She contributes to literary journals, such as Letras Libres, and has a regular column in the Mexican national newspaper La Jornada, “Y ahora paso a retirarme” [“and now I’ll step away”]. In 2001 García Bergua was inducted into the Sistema Nacional de Creadores de Arte [National System of Art Creators], a government-funded board established to support creative artists, understood broadly. The title of her column gives a sense of her character. She has a quietly confident presence with a playful sense of the absurd. There is also a strong strand of engagement with social justice and a keen eye for cultural and political critique …

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Thornton, Niamh. "Ana García Bergua". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 02 August 2016
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