Hans Behr

Hans Behr Martínez

Hans Behr Martínez is an Ecuadorian writer. He was born in Guayaquil on October 31, 1962. In 1999, his novel Los senderos de Emaús won the national literature contest organized by the House of Ecuadorian Culture. In 2009, his novel Maratón (originally titled Acaso si lloviese) won the Aurelio Espinosa Pólit National Literature Prize. In 2014 his novel Las luces de la felicidad won the Ángel Felicísimo Rojas National Literature Contest. In 2020, his science fiction novel Firmamento won the La Linares Short Novel Prize.

Works

Novels

  • Los senderos de Emaús (2002)
  • Maratón (2009)
  • Las luces de la felicidad (2014)
  • Firmamento (2020)

Short stories

  • Ojos de piquero (1984)
  • Circo (1992)
  • Errantes y embusteros (2013)14

Children’s literature

  • Casita, casona, casuna (2011)
  • Soldado G3113 (2013)
  • El viaje al cráter del Ngorongoro (2015)
  • Una bandada de pelícanos (2016)
  • El día en el que murió el solitario George (2019)

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