Home » Chile » Jorge Marchant Lazcano

Jorge Marchant Lazcano

Biography

Jorge Marchant Lazcano was born in Santiago in 1950. Though brought up in a conservative family, he started to change when he went to study journalism at the University of Chile. He started writing for magazines and then wrote soap operas for Chilean television, meanwhile writing novels and plays. He obtained fame both for these works and for being including in My Deep Dark Pain Is Love, an anthology of gay Latin American writing. None of his novels has been published in English.

Other links

Jorge Marchant Lazcano
Jorge Marchant Lazcano
Jorge Marchant Lazcano (in Spanish)
Literatura gay: autenticidad o marginación (article by Marchant – in Spanish)
Interview (in Spanish)
Interview (in Spanish)
Interview (in Spanish)
Interview (in Spanish)

Bibliography

1977 Así escriben los chilenos
1977 La Beatriz Ovalle o Cómo mató usted en mí toda aspiración arribista (novel)
1981 Gabriela (drama)
1982 La noche que nunca ha gestado el día (novel)
1986 Matar a la Dama de las Camelias (novel)
2002 Me parece que no somos felices (novel)
2004 La joven de blanco [The Girl in White] (novel)
2006 Sangre como la mía (novel)
2008 El amante sin rostro (novel)
2010 El ángel de la patria (novel)
2012 La promesa del fracaso (novel)
2015 Cuartos oscuros (novel)
2017 Desconfianza (novel)