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An Orpheus and Eurydice Remix: Talking to Lilliam Rivera about Never Look(ing) Back, by Bayleigh Acosta

Interviews   Photo of Lilliam Rivera by Lilith Ferreira / Las Fotos Project Lilliam Rivera is an award-winning author of children’s books who currently resides in Los Angeles, California. Rivera’s work has appeared in the New York Times,... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-12-02 22:19:21 UTC ]
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Lilliam Rivera’s Orpheus and Eurydice Remix: Talking about Never Look(ing) Back, by Bayleigh Acosta

Interviews   Photo of Lilliam Rivera by Lilith Ferreira / Las Fotos Project Lilliam Rivera is an award-winning author of children’s books who currently resides in Los Angeles, California. Rivera’s work has appeared in the New York Times,... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-12-02 22:19:21 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #award-winning author #short stories #caribbean—puerto rico #puerto rico #human experience #alternating perspectives #comfortable environment #familiar aspects #larger audience #spirituality elevate #spiritual entity #inciting factor #healing tale #—creating #familial strife #women alike #budding career


‘The Taste of Sugar’ offers a thrilling look at Puerto Rico’s history through the tale of one couple’s struggle to survive

Marisel Vera’s historical novel revisits the 1899 hurricane that decimated the island. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-22 11:06:04 UTC ]
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Brazil’s attack on Greenwald mirrors the US case against Assange

Over the years, Intercept co-founder Glenn Greenwald has made more than a few enemies. What some of his fans and supporters see as a crusade for truth and justice can strike others—including those who become the targets of his journalistic crusades—as needlessly hostile and potentially biased.... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-01-22 12:45:02 UTC ]
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“Either Hyper-Visible or Invisible”: An Interview with Jaquira Díaz

JAQUIRA DÍAZ’S FIRST BOOK — the memoir Ordinary Girls, published by Algonquin Books on October 29 — lyrically chronicles a childhood and early adulthood marked by pain and chaos but also by joy and celebration. Díaz grew up, first, in one of Puerto Rico’s roughest neighborhoods and then amid... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2019-10-29 12:30:43 UTC ]
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Book Sales Weather the Storms in Puerto Rico

With little electricity in the months following two powerful hurricanes that caused widespread devastation, residents turned to books for solace. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore News: March 31, 2017

A new bookstore will replace closed Booksellers at Laurelwood in Memphis; Dallas's Deep Vellum looking for second storefront; Casa Norberto Libros to open soon in Puerto Rico; and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The future of the Spanish language? It will be more Latin American -- and more English

More than 150 academics, novelists, poets, scientists and other experts of language have descended on San Juan, Puerto Rico, this week to debate the future of Spanish — and whether words such as "selfie" will be admitted into the prestigious Diccionario de la Real Academia (Dictionary of the... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Landmark Win For ‘Mundo Cruel’

At the ceremony for the 26th annual Lambda Literary Awards at Cooper Union’s Great Hall in New York City on June 2, Luis Negrón, a bookseller from Santurce, Puerto Rico, accepted the Gay General Fiction prize for his debut work, "Mundo Cruel." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A New Chapter in Puerto Rico: Spanish-Language Publishing 2013

Known for its pristine beaches, El Yunque rain forest, and beautiful Spanish colonial architecture, Puerto Rico is also an important book market for U.S. publishers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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With the states suing over ebook price fixing, Apple needs to surrender

Attorneys General in 16 states filed suit against Apple and three publishing companies Wednesday, following a similar suit filed this morning by the US Justice Department. Unlike the federal suit, the states action also looks for monetary compensation in addition to the end of the collusive... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2012-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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