Latin American Women Writers

To celebrate Women’s History Month I thought it would be fun to share a short list of popular Latin American women writers, both classic and contemporary. This is the first of a two-part article, with part two focusing on female artists.   Gabriela Mistral, born 1889. Chilean poet who also taught elementary school for manyContinue reading “Latin American Women Writers”

Autumn Reading List

The weather is cooler and the nights are longer, so it’s time to muse about books to read this fall and winter. Here are three books that I plan to read in the coming months… Daniel Alarcón: At Night We Walk in Circles – Daniel Alarcón is a prizewinning novelist with family roots in Peru. HeContinue reading “Autumn Reading List”

Currently Reading: La tregua

Well, it’s been awhile since my last post! Part of my time lately has been spent finishing books in my “to read” pile, and this one – “La tregua” by Uruguayan writer Mario Benedetti was up next. I am about halfway through and thoroughly enjoying it. A brief synopsis (don’t worry, no spoilers!): “La tregua” isContinue reading “Currently Reading: La tregua”