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COLUMN/COLUMNA
The morning after

The morning after

  Translated by Cheyla Samuelson It’s a grey morning in the Second Ward, the most traditional Mexican barrio in Houston, Texas. It is also an unnervingly quiet morning. The neighbor across…
LA MIRADA QUE ELLAS TENÍAN SOBRE EL MUNDO

LA MIRADA QUE ELLAS TENÍAN SOBRE EL MUNDO

• Chicas muertas. Selva Almada. Literatura Random House. Barcelona, 2015. 192 páginas. Aunque lo deseemos, aunque ese de hecho sea uno de los retos más grandes de toda escritura, no tenemos…
Escritura Creativa

Escritura Creativa

Now, let me tell you, Diomides. I think it´s crazy for us to fire everything we leave behind; after all, the enemy won´t be able to destroy and burn everything.…
THE AFTERLIFE OF COTTON: YUMA

THE AFTERLIFE OF COTTON: YUMA

In The Woman in the Dunes, the novel that Japanese author Kobo Abe published in 1962, a young botanist in search of a rare beetle is trapped at the bottom…
The Afterlife of Cotton: Los algodones

The Afterlife of Cotton: Los algodones

It was the summer Latinos became the majority in California; the same summer Donald Trump championed a flagrant anti-immigrant—and more specifically: anti-Mexican—agenda in trying to gain the presidential nomination of…