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Ep. 83 Laury Leite | The novel, writing in Spanish, and an international life

Hi there,

Today I am ecstatic to be arts calling Laury Leite!

Laury Leite is a writer. He has published articles, essays, interviews and chronicles in various literary magazines. His short stories have appeared in several anthologies. In 2017, he published En la soledad de un cielo muerto (Ediciones Carena; La Pereza Ediciones, his first novel, which was translated into English under the title Night Has Fallen Here (Lazy Publisher, 2019). The Italian version will be out in 2023 (Musicaos Editore). La gran demencia, his second novel, written with support from the Toronto Arts Council, came out in Spain in the fall of 2020 (Huso Editorial). In January 2019, he was a writer-in-residence at the Banff Center for Arts and Creativity. He is currently writing El tiempo, el lugar y nosotros, his third novel, with support from the Canada Council for the Arts and also from the Toronto Arts Council. He lives in Toronto, Canada.

Special thanks to Luciana at Laberinto Press for making this happen!!

Night has Fallen Here, now available!

Check out Beyond the Gallery, an anthology from Laberinto Press featuring Laury!



Thank you for sharing your story with me, Laury, what a pleasure! All the best and happy writing!

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