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Mario Vargas Llosa and Antonio García Ángel

Rolex Mentor and Protégé in Literature, 2004 - 2005

“One cannot teach how to write, but one can teach a young writer what not to do when writing a novel,” declares Peru’s Nobel literature laureate, Mario Vargas Llosa. This and many other lessons are the basis of a highly productive mentorship with his protégé, novelist Antonio García Ángel, from Colombia, who emails his writing to his mentor every week and then engages in a literary critique by telephone.

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