Marco Antonio Rodríguez

Marco Antonio Rodríguez

Marco Antonio Rodríguez (Quito, 1941) is an Ecuadorian short story writer and essayist. He is a numerary member of the Ecuadorian Academy of Language. His most famous book is a short story collection entitled “Historia de un intruso” which consists of 10 short stories. In 1967, it won the best Spanish language book in the Leipzig International Book Fair (Germany), where other participants included Mario Vargas Llosa, Julio Cortázar, and Carlos Fuentes. He has also written over 20 books on visual arts. In 2020 he published a collection of all his stories in a book entitled “Todos mis cuentos,” which includes his previous collections: “Cuentos del rincón,” “Historia de un intruso,” “Un delfín y la luna,” and “Jaula.”


The writer Marco Antonio Rodríguez celebrates the 40th anniversary of his great literary work “History of an Intruder” with a commemorative edition. 2016.


  • Cuentos del rincón
  • Historia de un intruso (1976)
  • Un delfín y la luna
  • Jaula
  • Todos mis cuentos (2020)

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