Juan Carlos Méndez Guédez (Barquisimeto, Venezuela, 1967) is the author of several novels and several story books. Among the first ones, mention should be made  of Esther’s book; Moon tree; One afternoon with bells, finalist for the Fernando Quiñones Prize in 2004; Maybe the rain, which won the 2009 International City of Barbastro Award or Chulapos Mambo. As a storyteller he has been included in the most relevant anthologies of recent years, and has published volumes such as Hasta luego, Mister Salinger or Ideogramas. His works have been translated into several languages.

“Literature of the good, of the entertaining, of the hard and mature and of the full of the finest humor.” – Alfredo Bryce Echenique

“Luxury author with a dazzling trajectory.” – Fernando Marías

“Méndez Guédez really knows the trade. He is an author with a brilliant career.” – Espido Freire

“His work is written with humor, poetry, passion.”