Various specialists believe that literature is an inhabitable place. And in a country accustomed to fear and violence, the establishment of fiction is much more important than the actual works that it creates, because here appears the stories that satisfy our bewilderment. The narrative saves us from the progressive grievance of the truth: imagine that without it we would be an enormous country coming undone like a horror film, a work of science fiction or a black novel.
Papús von Saenger is a writer, screenwriter and director. He co-wrote the script of the feature film Chance that was released in Panamá in 2009. In 2016, he will release Acapulco Sunset, a feature length film that he wrote and directed. He is currently working on various scripts. He has collaborated on various media and editorial projects; he was the editor of two editions of Almanaque Azul (Blue Almanac), a local and sustainable tourism guide published in Panama. Años De Elecciones is his first novel.