Salomon Isacovici was a Jewish Holocaust survivor from Sighetu Marmaţiei, Romania who became a writer and business man in Ecuador. He was born in 1924 and died in Ecuador in 1998. With Juan Manuel Rodriguez he co-authored A7393: Hombre de Cenizas (1990, English translation: Man of Ashes, 2001).
Juan Manuel Rodríguez López is a novelist, short story writer, literary critic, columnist and professor. Born in Bilbao, Spain in 1945, Rodríguez is a naturalized Ecuadorian citizen and has lived in Quito most of his adult life. Rodríguez’ award-winning fiction includes the novels El poder de los vencidos (2003), El pulso de la nada (1996), and El Espantapájaros (1990 & 1995). In 1990, his short story collection Fricciones won the prestigious Aurelio Espinosa Pólit Prize.Continue reading “Juan Manuel Rodríguez López”