Latin American Writers

a window on their lives and work

Paloma Fernández Sánchez: Where are today’s writers in literature classes?

[es] In 2018 the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP) celebrated one hundred years from its creation. To mark the occasion more than 1,000 teachers engaged in … Continue reading

August 27, 2018

Paloma Fernández Sánchez: ¿Dónde están los escritores de hoy en día en las clases de literatura?

[en] En 2018 la asociación americana de profesores de español y portugués (AATSP) celebró los cien años desde su creación. Con motivo de tal ocasión, en el mes de junio … Continue reading

August 27, 2018

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