|Born||Juan Goytisolo Gay|
5 January 1931
|Died||4 June 2017 (aged 86)|
|Occupation||Novelist, short story writer, poet, essayist|
|Notable works||Count Julian|
|Notable awards||Miguel de Cervantes Prize |
|Relatives||Luis Goytisolo, José Agustín|
Juan Goytisolo Gay (5 January 1931 – 4 June 2017) was a Spanish poet, essayist, and novelist. He lived in Marrakech from 1997 until his death in 2017. He was considered Spain's greatest living writer at the beginning of the 21st century, yet he lived abroad since the 1950s.
On 24 of November of 2014 he was granted the Cervantes Prize, the most prestigious literary award in the Spanish-speaking world.
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- (Spanish) Official Page
- "Scourge of the New Spain", an article on Goytisolo from The Guardian
- Interview with Goytisolo from the Center for Book Culture
- Juan Goytisolo at the complete review - bibliography, evaluation, and links
- Fernanda Eberstadt, The Anti-Orientalist, The New York Times Magazine article, April 16, 2006
- Miles, Valerie (2014). A Thousand Forests in One Acorn. Rochester: Open Letter. pp. 167–174. ISBN 978-1-934824-91-7.
- Juan Goytisolo, Voltaire and Islam, El País, 4 May 2006
- Juan Goytisolo, La historia se escibe en la plaza El País, 14 February 2011