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Juan Andrés Ferreira


Juan Andrés Ferreira was born in 1978 in Salto. He moved to Montevideo when he was eighteen. He studied audiovisual communication at the ORT University where he took an interest in judo. After university, he took up a career in journalism and also in film. He is a Zen Buddhist and spent seven months at a retreat. He has written one novel and also published a book of pseudonymous stories (or, as he calls them journalistic parodies). He says he has been particularly influenced by David Foster Wallace.

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2002 Piedad para los idiotas (sketches – under the name Sandor Szavost)
2018 Mil de fiebre [A Temperature of a Thousand Degrees]