Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Macedonio Fernández (1874 - 1952) was an Argentine writer, humorist, and philosopher.
His writings include novels, stories, poetry, journalism, and works not easily classified. He was a mentor to Jorge Luis Borges and other avant-garde Argentine writers. Seventeen years of his correspondence with Borges was published in 2000. He also published poetry, including "Creía yo" ("I believed").