Antonio Ungar (Bogotá, 1974) writes short stories, articles and novels. His stories have been published in more than 25 anthologies in five different languages. He recently published a collection of his stories in Trece circos y otros cuentos comunes (2009). His articles have appeared regularly in magazines and newspapers in the USA, Holland and Colombia, where he was awarded the 2005 Simón Bolívar National Journalism Prize. He is the author of the novels Zanahorias voladoras and Las orejas del lobo, which was a runner-up for the Courier International prize for the best foreign-language book published in France in 2008. He was the Latin American author chosen to take part in the writers’ residency workshop at the University of Iowa and he was selected as part of the Bogotá 39. He currently lives in Jaffa, Palestine-Israel, where he collaborates with different media and where is he is currently preparing his next novel.