Hugo Hiriart

Hugo Hiriart was born in Mexico. He is the author of five novels, among them Galaor (1972) and La Destruccion de todas las coas [The Destruction of All Things] (1992), as well as plays such as Minotastasio y su familia [Minotastasius and His Family]. He also published Los dientes eran el piano: Un estudio sobre arte e imaginacion [The Teeth Were the Piano: A Study on Art and the Imagination] (1999). Hiriart is executive director of the Mexican Cultural Institute in New York.