Too Bright to See

Too Bright to See is a book that plays with form as much as language. The poems are a mixture …

207th Bone

In this poetry collection written by the Chinese poet Zhou Li (周立), the poems have no title and are only …

Crônicas

There is a creature living inside me as if he were at home, and he is. He is a black horse with a shiny coat …

Hoy he vuelto a escribir

Aquella noche febril, en la que vi mi mundo pasar en frente de mí (de pies a cabezas) y con …

Bloodchild

A lot of people think “Bloodchild” is an analogy to slavery, but Octavia Butler explained that it’s really a science …

The Art of Kahlil Gibran

Kahlil Gibran has become one of the most well‑known writers of modern times. His book The Prophet started small and …

Literature from the Peruvian Amazon

When people read literature from the Peruvian Amazon they expect the story and characters to be exotic, colorful, attention grabbing, …

The origin of opium

There was once was a very pretty Hmong girl who, contrary to the customs of our people, remained a virgin …

The Firecracker Boys

In 1958, the Atomic Energy Commission tried to explode a series of nuclear bombs right next to the Native community …

Retablo

This novel is set in the Peruvian Andes during the violence of the 80s. Strong, lyrical, and introspective, I fell …

Woman of the Old Roads

The women in Juan Rodriguez Perez’s narrative are mothers, wise old women, neighbors, and subjects of love and desire. The …