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Julio Villanueva Chang

Julio Villanueva Chang is the founding director of Etiqueta Negra. He is the author of Butterflies and Bats and winner of the Interamerican Press Association Award (IAPA) in feature writing. His work has appeared in El País Semanal, La Vanguardia, Letras Libres, La Nación, Reforma, Gatopardo, Vogue, El Malpensante, and World Literature Today.


Through the Eyes of a Blind Mayor

One of the most oft-repeated rumors about Apolinar Salcedo, the disgraced mayor of the Colombian city of Santiago de Cali, is that he replaced the carpet in his chambers with wood floors to make sure no one could sneak up on him. Salcedo is b [...]