Mexico City’s Budding Writing Scene


Writing in Mexico City is like holding a conversation when you’re under the takeoff and landing path of the city’s airplanes: you have to shut up sometimes, to let the noise take over everything, to let the sky split in two before picking up where you left off.

As Americans, we tend to forget there are literary cities other than New York City, let alone around the world. Over at Electric Literature’s “The Writing Around the World” series, Daniel Saldaña París shares his stories on the writing world in Mexico City.

Victor Luo is a graduate of UC Davis's MA in Creative Writing program specializing in fiction. He lives in Los Angeles where he loves never having to be cold. More from this author →