Manuel Astur

Manuel Astur is a Spanish author selected as ‘One of the Ten Most Interesting New Voices in Europe’ by the European Union. He is the author of the poetry collection Y encima es mi cumpleaños (And It’s My Birthday On Top of Everything, 2013), the novel Quince días para acabar con el mundo (Fifteen Days to End the World, 2014) and the essay ‘Seré un anciano hermoso en un gran país’ (I’ll Be a Handsome Old Man in a Great Country, 2015). In 2016, he was selected by ABC daily as one of the six most outstanding fiction writers in Spanish. San, el libro de los milagros (Of Saints and Miracles) is his first work to be translated into English.