Latin American Writers

a window on their lives and work

Welcome–and write us!

Imagine yourself at a cafe as coffee, mescal or tequila keep the conversation flowing. Meet the writers we’ve met on our travels or through their words on the page. Step into their lives, their worlds—and maybe share your own in return through the contact forms at the end of each piece.

About us:

Carol Polsgrove began interviewing writers in Costa Rica and Mexico after her retirement from teaching journalism at Indiana University, Bloomington. She holds a Ph.D. in English literature and is the author of several histories of publishing, most recently, Ending British Rule in Africa: Writers in a Common Cause.

Paloma Fernández Sánchez, recipient of a Ph.D. in Spanish from Indiana University, is a lecturer in the Department of Languages and Culture Studies at the University of North Carolina Charlotte, with a research emphasis on Caribbean literature and the Latin American literary diaspora.

This website is a component of our informal joint project to bring Latin American literature to more English-language readers.  Some of the content has also appeared on the website Carol Polsgrove on Writers’ Lives.

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