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La imaginación precarizada

La imaginación precarizada

El poder no es otra cosa que la ejecución hegemónica de una decisión específica. Votar implica transferir el mando de los asuntos públicos a una administración que decidirá la mejor…
Offering

Offering
Ofrenda

A few months ago I would have said goodbye. I tell you, I was ready to shut the door and not look back. I tell you, I did not expect…
Los migrantes que nadie quiere

Los migrantes que nadie quiere

En los últimos días, las imágenes de niños migrantes separados de sus padres y encerrados en jaulas por las autoridades migratorias norteamericanas han dado la vuelta al mundo, provocando olas…
Elecciones razonadas 2018

Elecciones razonadas 2018

Alberto Chimal   Al contrario de  otros periodos electorales, he procurado no seguir los debates, las discusiones de los candidatos en medios, etcétera. No es solamente que el discurso público esté…
Melville’s Beard

Melville’s Beard
Las barbas de Melville

HERMAN MELVILLE’S BIG book about the whale hadn’t done as well as he’d expected and twenty-five days after its publication he sat brooding in the kitchen, tugging at his beard.…
Mexican Elections

Mexican Elections

Literal Magazine was proud to present author and intellectual Jesús Silva-Herzog Márquez who discussed the upcoming Mexican Elections to a packed audience in Houston, TX. This event was organized by Literal and The World Affair…
THE FOOTBALL

THE FOOTBALL
PELOTA DE FÚTBOL

Translated by Gabriel Mitre Growing up was watching it roll along the earth, cement or lawn, and running to meet it. A constant object of desire, like love and music…
I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sánchez  (Alfred A. Knopf  2017) I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Mother I often wear my hair in a thick…
Literally Short Film Festival

Literally Short Film Festival

Literal Magazine is a proud sponsor and supporter of Literally Short Film Festival. Literally Short is an event initiated by our drive to bridge all cultures onto one collaborative stage…