Leopoldo Brizuela

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Leopoldo Brizuela (8 June 1963 – 14 May 2019) was an Argentine journalist, writer, poet and translator. He was born in La Plata, Argentina. In 1977, he began publishing his works with the Argentine magazine Oeste. His best known work was One night. He studied at the University of Cambridge under the International Writing Program.

He won many literary awards, including the 2012 Premio Alfaguara.[1] As a translator, he translated the works of American writers such as Henry James, Flannery O'Connor and Eudora Welty. Brizuela was openly gay.[2]

Brizuela died on 14 May 2019 in Buenos Aires from leukemia at the age of 55.[3]

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  2. Leopoldo Brizuela. La cabellera ambigua, suplemento Soy del diario Página/12, 10.09.2010; acceso 28.03.2012
  3. Murió el escritor argentino Leopoldo Brizuela (in Spanish)