Posts tagged "Latin America"
Monday Interview: Philip Hammial (Australia)

Monday Interview: Philip Hammial (Australia)

Philip Hammial was born in the USA and emigrated to Australia in 1972. Two of his twenty collections of poetry have been shortlisted for a New South Wales Premier’s Award. He is also a sculptor and the director of The Australian Collection of Outsider Art. DH:You were born in Detroit, but after graduating from university...
Monday Interview: David Unger (Guatemala)

Monday Interview: David Unger (Guatemala)

Cuestionario Proust – Las respuestas de David Unger El Cuestionario Proust es un antiguo juego de salón, una especie de “test” de la personalidad, que popularizó el famoso escritor Marcel Proust, ya que cuando se lo hicieron, sus respuestas fueron de lo más ingeniosas. En Cuenta Centroamérica, hemos adaptado 10 de las 30 preguntas de...
Interviews on this Blog, 2010 – 2014

Interviews on this Blog, 2010 – 2014

Interviews have been an occasional feature on my blog since I started it in late 2010. Given that most of them receive a steady interest, from 2015 they will have a weekly spot. Here is what has been published until the end of 2014. Have fun browsing! And if you wish to publish an interview...
Holger's Week (45/13)

Holger’s Week (45/13)

I am currently travelling in Northern England on a reading tour. So I have not been following this week’s publishing shenanigans as intensively as usual. But there are a couple of things I found interesting. I hope you’ll find them interesting, as well. Here in the UK, ebooks have been pulled onto the stage yet...
Day of the Dead - remembering murdered writers in Latin America

Day of the Dead – remembering murdered writers in Latin America

Every year on 2nd November, the Mexican Day of the Dead, PEN International and PEN centres around the world commemorate murdered colleagues in Latin America through campaigns, events, film screenings, readings and more. Day of the Dead is a time when the families and friends of the departed in Latin America and beyond commemorate the...