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Halfon, named one of the best young Latin American writers by the Hay Festival of Bogotá, is also the recipient of the prestigious José María de Pereda Prize for the Short Novel.
Although bilingual, Halfon chooses to write in Spanish and has published nine books of fiction. In 2011 he received a Guggenheim Fellowship to work on The Polish Boxer, the first of his novels to be published in English, in 2012. He will give a reading on Tuesday, Oct. 20.
Porter, who writes the Economic Scene column for The New York Times¸ previously served on the paper’s editorial board, writing about business and economics, and as a reporter for The Wall Street Journal and then The Times.
The Ratner Distinguished Visiting Business Journalist Program brings a distinguished visitor each semester to Baruch College’s Department of Journalism and the Writing Professions.
Gabor, who is working on a book about school reform, has made frequent reporting trips to New Orleans (and elsewhere).
Journalism students had the opportunity to travel to Cuba during the 2015 winter term and cover the country’s emerging entrepreneurial sector.
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