Socorro Venegas



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Socorro Venegas

Biography:

Socorro Venegas was born in San Luis Potosí, Mexico, in 1972. Her most recent story collection Todas las islas was the winner of the 2002 Premio Nacional de Poesía y Cuento "Benemerito de America." Her first novel Será negra y blanca won the 2004 Premio Nacional de Novela Ópera Prima "Carlos Fuentes." Toshiya Kamei has published translations of her stories in various literary journals, including Concho River Review, Literal, The Listening Eye, The Modern Review, and Coal City Review.