A short film by Melker Garay
MELKER GARAY (born in Tocopilla, Chile), is a Swedish author. Born to a Swedish father and Chilean mother, the family moved from Chile to Sweden in 1970, just prior to the Chilean Revolution in 1973. His writing revolves around theological, existential and philosophical topics. Garay debuted in 2008 with his novel The Verger (published by Norlén & Slottner). The Verger has been translated into several languages. In 2009, he became a member of the Swedish Writers' Union, and in 2012, he was elected as member of Svenska PEN, the Swedish link to the International PEN literary organisation. In 2014, Garay was elected to the Chilean Writers' Society.