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The Potbellied Virgin by Alicia Yánez Cossío

One interesting characteristic of Latin American magic realism is that it often rejects the European and North American literary legacy of unified narratives. Unified narratives can sometimes unintentionally promote the hegemony of one class and culture. 570 more words

Magical Realism

December Reading List (modern classics)

One Hundred Years of Solitude: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Milkman: Anna Burns


love in this time - a chimera?

Almost everybody has heard of Colombian Nobel prize winning author Gabriel García Márquez and his Love in the Time of Cholera.

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Here is an opportunity for short-fiction writers at an almost unheard-of price. It’s a new Kahini program in short fiction designed for those writers who want the absolutely highest level of craft but are on a bit of a budget or unable to afford a traditional MFA program. 42 more words


Fall Reads

Life always gets a little bit crazier than expected in the Fall, doesn’t it? I always envision myself taking walks through the leaves, coming home, lighting a candle, making a cup of tea and reading a good book. 761 more words

Book Reviews

The Invisible Presence: Sixteen Poets of Spanish America 1925-1995 (poems selected by Ludwig Zeller; translation and introduction by Beatriz Zeller)

I first read the sixteen poets — Rosamel del Valle, Enrique Molina, Olga Orozco, César Moro, Enriue Gómez-Correa, Braulio Arenas, Jorge Cáceres, Ludwig Zeller, José María Arguedas, Pablo de Rokha, César Dávila Andrade, Gonzalo Rojas, Aldo Pellegrini, Alvaro Mutis, Eduardo Anguita, and Humberto Díaz-Casanueva — in… 655 more words

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