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The Dinosaur in the Room

How can some create so easily, filling page after page, the days passing by fluidly, while others struggle to find a single word, unable to break the fog of the blank page? 196 more words

Stories

Latin American Fictions, Call for Papers @ NEMLA 2016

Fictions of Circulation & the Circulation of Fictions in Latin America – NeMLA Convention March 17-20, 2016

 

Lorena Cuya Gavilano / Lycoming College

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I believe that issues related to the body must be demonstrated before, in a theological way, because nothing exists far from God. My job, the Anatomy, is to decipher the work of the Almighty and, thus, worship him.

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Federico Andahazi

The play of dichotomies

Mario Vargas Llosa’s novel The Discreet Hero (2015) is one of the most readable and among his more optimistic novels in recent years, though his own claim that it is his “most optimistic novel” is a bit of an overstretch. 94 more words

Literature

Meet Carolina De Robertis

Interview by Nicole Melanson ~

Carolina De Robertis, a writer of Uruguayan origins, is the internationally bestselling author of Perla and The Invisible Mountain, which was a Best Book of 2009 according to the  1,099 more words

Interviews With Writers

Eva Luna by Isabel Allende

Another Allende masterpiece (though House of the Spirits is a better read character and plot-wise).

Eva Luna is beautifully well-written with a touch of magic and history – not just telling but the book explores the internalised effects of social upheaval in Latin America.

Writing

A Decade in Blogging: A literary journey to Latin America-III

The Nicaraguan poet Gioconda Belli’s riveting memoir The Country Under My Skin: A Memoir of Love and War gives a glimpse of the deep involvement of poets, writers and revolution in Latin America. 237 more words

Books