Latin American Writers

a window on their lives and work

Francisco Antúnez Corrales: Partying in the Afternoon

[es] Author Francisco Antúnez Corrales lives and works in what is, according to international security experts, one of the most dangerous places in the hemisphere. The valley Francisco calls home, … Continue reading

March 29, 2016

Fernando Lobo: Breton, Péret and the Carpenter

 Translation by Carol Polsgrove and Paloma Fernández Sánchez [es] I ought to begin by confessing that I also have done it. In an occasional after-dinner or drinking session, but also … Continue reading

January 30, 2016

Anacristina Rossi: To my daughter Andrea

In Norwich   It was time for farewell in Norwich after nineteen years and a half of consuming attention.   Time was up after intricate loving after seamless devotion of … Continue reading

January 30, 2016

Mario Bahena Uriostegui: My Encounters with Gustavo Sainz

Remembering the Indiana University days of Gustavo Sainz, who died June 26, 2015 In a paradoxical turn of events, I applied to the Graduate Program of Spanish and Portuguese at … Continue reading

January 30, 2016

I, Raped

Excerpts from “Yo violada,” a report by Roberto Valencia (translated by Carol Polsgrove and Paloma Fernández Sánchez)   The story of the girl given here the name of “Magaly” appeared … Continue reading

January 30, 2016