Salvador Izquierdo

Salvador Izquierdo

Salvador Izquierdo is the pseudonym of Jorge Izquierdo, an Ecuadorian writer. Born in London in 1980, Izquierdo has dual British and Ecuadorian citizenship. He earned a PhD in Latin American studies from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver. He published his first novella El deslenguado de Portete in 2006. Along with Javier Izquierdo he is the co-screenwriter of the films “Un Secreto en la Caja” (2016) and “Panamá” (2019). In 2019, Izquierdo’s novel El nuevo Zaldumbide was awarded the Joaquín Gallegos Lara Prize for best novel of the year.



  • El deslenguado de Portete (2006)
  • Una comunidad abstracta (2015)
  • Té Faruru (2016)
  • El nuevo Zaldumbide (2019)

Short stories

  • Autogol (2008)
  • Te perdono régimen (2017)
  • ¿Cómo estás? (2020)9

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