Latin American Writers

a window on their lives and work

David Anuar: Textual Infidelity

Never let this book of the law depart from your lips, so that you will meditate on it day and night. Joshua 1:8 It’s nine o’clock. The same routine begins … Continue reading

May 19, 2018

Poetry live from Quintana roo

[es] At a time when poetry readership is dwindling in the United States, poets across the western hemisphere go on writing and publishing in projects like this new one from … Continue reading

February 7, 2018

Poesía en vivo desde Quintana Roo

[en] A pesar de que el público lector de poesía es cada vez más reducido en los Estados Unidos, en el hemisfero occidente los poetas continúan escribiendo y publicando en … Continue reading

February 7, 2018

Javier Sicilia: Writing his way back to life

 By Carol Polsgrove For anyone who has lost a child or has one to lose, El deshabitado—a true account in novel form—cannot be an easy read. The prose is often … Continue reading

October 16, 2017

Javier Sicilia: Muteness and Violence

(translated by Paloma Fernández Sánchez and Carol Polsgrove) [es]Muteness is a degraded form of silence. It is the word constrained into silence by a force. Its etymology, which comes the … Continue reading

January 24, 2017

Anacristina Rossi’s new novel

By Carol Polsgrove In her new historical novel, La Romana Indómita, Costa Rican writer Anacristina Rossi leaves behind her familiar Central American territory and ventures across the sea to ancient … Continue reading

July 31, 2016

Nueva novela de Anacristina Rossi

Por Carol Polsgrove Traducción por Paloma Fernández Sánchez En La Romana Indómita, novela histórica más reciente de la escritora costarricense Anacristina Rossi, la autora deja atrás el territorio centroamericano y … Continue reading

July 31, 2016