Alberto Barrera Tyszka

Photograph of Alberto Barrera Tyszka © Lisbeth Salas

Photograph of Alberto Barrera Tyszka © Lisbeth Salas

Alberto Barrera Tyszka, poet and novelist, is well known in Venezuela for his Sunday column in the newspaper El Nacional. He co-wrote the internationally bestselling and critically acclaimed Hugo Chávez (2007), the first biography of the Venezuelan president. The Sickness won the prestigious Premio Herralde. 

Elise Williams