Guatemalan writer and translator known for his books The price tag on Escape and Lifestyle in the Damn Tropics. He went to the School of Massachusetts-Amherst and afterwards got his Master’s level from Columbia School. Among his translations are function for the Guatemalan writer Rigoberta Menchu as well as the poems of Nicanor Parra. He wedded noted musician Anne Gilman. He and Miguel Angel Asturias are both effective Guatemalan authors.