Eduardo Bechara Navratilova was born November 9, 1972, in Bogotá, Colombia. He’s the son of a Lebanese descendent father and a Czech mother.

He graduated from Universidad de los Andes Law School in Bogotá, Colombia in 1999, and then went on to receive a degree in Commercial Law in 2000, from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana.

After working three (3) years as a lawyer, he did a six (6) month trip through Western and Eastern Europe, Mexico and Canada, and went back to Colombia to publish “La novia del torero”, (The Bullfighter's Girlfriend), 2002, by La Serpiente Emplumada.

He graduated from Universidad de los Andes Literature School in Bogotá, Colombia, in 2005, and published his second novel “Unos duermen, otros no”, (Some Sleep, Others Don´t), 2006, by Escarabajo Publishing House.

In 2007 he covered the Brazilian coast, writing chronicles for El Tiempo newspaper to raise funds for poor children with cancer. In 2009 he graduated from a Master of Arts in fiction writing at Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., where he was a creative writing teacher in 2009 and 2010.
“Poemas a una ciudad un insecto y una mujer”, (Poems to a city, an insect and a woman), by Escarabajo and El Copista Publishing House from Córdoba, Argentina, 2010, is his first book of poems. “Mendigo por un día”, (One day beggar), 2012, by Escarabajo and Ediciones del Boulevard, Córdoba, Argentina, is his first chronicle collection book.

Since January 2013 he has been travelling South America in a project called “En busca de poetas”, (In search of poets), in order to find unpublished and published poets and edit a couple of South American anthologies. For more information in Spanish check the web page:

He is a freelance writer for various newspapers and magazines, having a principal theme on human behavior in the contemporary world.