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Carlos Labbe

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Carlos Labbé is a Chilean fiction writer born at Santiago de Chile in 1977, and based in Brooklyn, NY. He has published a hypertext novel, Pentagonal: incluidos tú y yo (2001), the novels Libro de plumas (2004), Navidad y Matanza (2007, published in English by Open Letter Books), Locuela (2009, published in English by Open Letter Books), Piezas secretas contra el mundo (2014) and La parvá (2015), plus the collection of short stories Caracteres blancos (2010) and Short the Seven Nightmares with Alebrijes (2015), as well as the pop music records Doce canciones para Eleodora (2007), Monicacofonía (2008) and Mi nuevo órgano (2011), and the ambient music collection Repeticiones para romper el cerco (2013). He co-wrote the screenplays for the films Malta con huevo (2007) and El nombre (2015). He was a member of the bands Ex Fiesta and Tornasólidos, and is now a literary critic and editor in the publishing collective Sangría.