Antonio Tello is author of short stories, poetry, novels, erotic fiction, essays and biographies. He worked in different newspapers, magazines, and radio stations in Argentina and in Spain.
He dedicated to print and radio journalism in Río Cuarto, where he lives nowadays. He also explored theatre as a teacher, playwright and member of a company. Besides, he took part in the foundation of the magazines Cine-Síntesis and Puente.
His cultural, union and student activism brought political power against him, which forced him to exile in 1975. He settled in Barcelona, where he returned to journalism and developed almost his entire narrative, poetry and essay writing. His work has been considered as one of the most relevant of Argentine literature in exile.
The main part of his work, especially the children and young adults fiction, has been translated into more than twenty languages in the world, including Greek, Turkish, Korean, Chinese, Russian, Thai, Indian, Albanian, etc., apart from the main European languages.
2015 - Artistic Merit Award, Agency of Culture, Province of Córdoba, Argentina
Profile at Solo literatura blog
Interview at cultural magazine Proverso (Spain)
Interview at radio show Un Estilo Diferente (Argentina)
Interview at TV show “Todo para vos”