Carlos Fuentes

Former Author

Carlos Fuentes (November 11, 1928 – May 15, 2012) was a Mexican novelist and essayist.

In his obituary, The New York Times described him as ""one of the most admired writers in the Spanish-speaking world"" and an important influence on the Latin American Boom, the ""explosion of Latin American literature in the 1960s and '70s.""

Featured Work

Carlos Fuentes by D. F. Bach

SEP 1, 1980 Article

Carlos Fuentes on Politics, Language, and Literature

Carlos Fuentes, Mexico's former ambassador to France and famed novelist, short story writer, and essayist, spent the 1979-80 academic year teaching at Princeton. In this ...