Cristián Londoño Proaño

Cristián Londoño Proaño

Cristián Londoño Proaño is an Ecuadorian science fiction and fantasy writer, poet, screenwriter, film producer and director. He was born in 1973 in Quito, Ecuador. He has invented and developed the concept of the Andean fantasy novel. Most notable among his novels is the “El Instinto de la Luz” trilogy, which consists of the books El Instinto de la Luz (2011), El Tiempo Muerto (2015), and El retorno de la luz (2018).

Film-making

Cristián Londoño Proaño has written, produced and directed the documentaries “Jorge Enrique Adoum: el poeta desenterrado,” “Malayerba: la condición humana,” “Jorge Velarde: autoretratos,” and “Sábato.” He also wrote, produced and directed the literary docu-fiction series “La Belleza de Sentir” and “Literamanía.”

Works

El Instinto de la Luz” Trilogy

Novels

  • El retorno de la luz (2018)
  • Doce Horas (2016)
  • Underbreak (2015)
  • El Tiempo Muerto (2015)
  • Los Improductivos (2014)
  • El Instinto de la Luz (2011).

Poetry

Londoño Proaño’s poetry was recognized with the First Prize Biennal Young Poetry Award courtesy of the Municipality of Guayaquil and Ecuador’s Ministry of Culture.

  • Desojare
  • Luna de Solitarios

Plays

  • Amantes azules
  • Los Cirios Negros Escribió

Nonfiction

  • Entre la ciencia ficción y la fantasía (2020)

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