|Born||August 25, 1923|
|Died||September 22, 2013 (aged 90)|
Mexico City, Mexico
|Occupation||Poet and novelist|
|Notable works||The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll|
Álvaro Mutis Jaramillo (August 25, 1923 – September 22, 2013) was a Colombian poet, novelist, and essayist. His best-known work is the novel sequence The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll. He was awarded the 2001 Miguel de Cervantes Prize and the 2002 Neustadt International Prize for Literature.
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- Bethell, Leslie, ed. (27 October 1995). The Cambridge History of Latin America. Volume X: Latin America Since 1930, Ideas, Culture, and Society. Cambridge University Press. p. 207. ISBN 978-0-521-49594-3. Retrieved 2013-10-19.
- "Álvaro Mutis Jaramillo, Colombian writer and poet, dies aged 90 | World news". theguardian.com. Associated Press. 23 September 2013. Retrieved 2013-09-23.