Gabriel Jóse de la Concordia García Márquez (Aracataca, Colombia, March 6) is a Colombian writer, novelist, storyteller, screenwriter and journalist
1940 - 1947
García Márquez attended the first grades of secondary school at the Jesuit school San José, where he published his first poems in the youth school magazine.
1947 - 1950
published his first story "the third resignation" that appeared in the September 13 issue of the newspaper the viewer.
1950 - 1955
He refuses to become a lawyer to focus on journalism and moves back to Barranquilla to work as a columnist and reporter for the newspaper El Heraldo.
1955 - 1962
for "La Hojarasca", his first novel, it took him several years to find an editor. It was finally published in 1955.
- 1961, The colonel has no one to write to him.
- 1962, The bad hour.
- 1962, Funerals of Big Mom.
1962 - 1967
The worldwide notoriety of García Márquez begins when "one hundred years of solitude" is published in 67 and in one week 8,000 copies were sold. It was translated into more than twenty-four languages and won four international awards.
1967 - 1969
The novel, one hundred years of solitude, won the Chianchiano Aprecia in Italy and was called the "best foreign book" in France.
1969 - 1970
One hundred years of solitude, it was published in English and was chosen as one of the best twelve books of the year in the United States.
1974 - 1980
Gabriel García Márquez, along with intellectuals and journalists from the left, founded the alternative magazine that lasted until 1980 and marked a milestone in the history of opposition journalism in Colombia.
1980 - 1982
García Márquez received the Nobel Prize for literature, according to the laudatory of the Swedish Academy.
"Love in the times of choir" was published
- 1986, Miguel Littin's clandestine adventure in Chile.
- 1989, The general in his labyrinth.
- 1992, Twelve Pilgrim Stories.
Together with his brother Jaime Garcia Márquez and Jaime Alberto Banfi, Garcia Márquez created the new Iberoamerican Journalism Foundation (FNPI), which aims to help young journalists learn and stimulate new ways of doing journalism. "of love and other demons" is published
Garcia Márquez published "news of a kidnapping" where he combines the testimonial orientation of journalism and his own narrative style.
Garcia Máquez published the memoir "live to tell it" the first of the three volumes of his memoirs
- 2004, memories of my sad whores.
Aracataca, García Máquez made a tribute to the Colombian government when he turned 80 and 40 from the first publication of one hundred years of solitude.
his most recent novel is published, "I don't come to say a speech"