Posts Tagged: South America

A Life of Words: A Conversation with Chip Livingston

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Chip Livingston discusses his new novel, Owls Don’t Have to Mean Death, his move to Uruguay, his writing life, and the significance of owls.

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This Week in Books: Licorice Candies

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Welcome to This Week in Books, where we highlight books just released by small and independent presses. Books have always been a symbol for and means of spreading knowledge and wisdom, and they are an important part of our toolkit in fighting for social justice. If we’re going to move our national narrative away from […]

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The Rumpus Interview With Alejandro Zambra

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Alejandro Zambra discusses his latest book, Multiple Choice, inspired by the Chilean exam administered to students seeking college admission

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Jesse Lee Kercheval

The Saturday Rumpus Interview with Jesse Lee Kercheval

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I have learned to put myself, my ego, to one side and truly experience someone else’s poetry.

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Discovering Septimania

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I set off for Rome with my fiddle and a backpack, planning to busk as long as the tourists could stand it.

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A Pan-American Online Journal for Literary Hooligans

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Hinchas de Poesía is an online literary magazine featuring poetry, prose, reviews, and art from across both Americas. (“Hinchas” are soccer hooligans, so the journal’s title evokes violently passionate poetry fans.) Mostly in English, Hinchas draws on talent from across two continents. Check out this excerpt of Jamie Figueroa’s “Hem of Skin,” a prose piece from […]

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Have a Seat at the BAR

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Check out the sparkling first issue of the Buenos Aires Review, an online literary/cultural magazine aiming to cultivate the conversation between the Americas with pieces in English and Spanish from writers in both North and South America. Some highlights include: – “Bola Negra“/”Black Ball,” a short story by Mexican author Mario Bellatin (translated into English by […]

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