Miguel Donoso Pareja

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Miguel Donoso Pareja
Born(1931-07-13)July 13, 1931
Guayaquil, Ecuador
DiedMarch 16, 2015(2015-03-16) (aged 83)
Guayaquil, Ecuador
Notable awardsPremio Eugenio Espejo (2006)
SpouseJudith Gutiérrez Moscoso, Aralia López González

Miguel Donoso Pareja (July 13, 1931 – March 16, 2015) was an Ecuadorian writer. In 2006, he won the Premio Eugenio Espejo Award.[1]

In 1985 Donoso Pareja was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship grant of $26,000 to write fiction; he then traveled several months in Spain and other European countries and spent all the money, and so returned to Ecuador, locked himself up in a borrowed apartment, and wrote 22 stories of love.

Pareja died in Guayaquil, Ecuador from Parkinson's disease, aged 83.

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