My experiences as a self-translator

  Traduttore, traditore: Translator, traitor. How true is that when you are translating your own book? Is it possible to be a traitor to my own voice? I am fixing to find out. Ah, the “fixing to” comes from the fact that I live close to the Texas border, where people are always “fixing” to…

Queen of Bones –an excerpt

This video (not associated with the novel) shows a folkloric dance performance of the female Orisha Oya, a Yorùbá deity, as danced today in Cuba to the rhythms of the Lukumí batá drums and singing. Part I– Oyá’s Feast Day   Oyá dresses in purple and dances alone, with a necklace of bones clicking around…

Discovery Series Cuba

                                                                                    Discovery Series Cuba Death Comes Through the Kitchen A Talk with Cuban Author…

Taos paranormal

  Taos cemetery, at night Originally published in The Taos News Taos is known for its natural beauty—limpid skies, pure air and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains that encircle it like a magic protection ring. But there is also the supernatural element, the unexplainable happenings that are now part and parcel of the town history. In…

Musica y Libros, episode two

For Episode Two of Musica y Libros, Teresita again chose to dedicate her show to children. This time she read from “Bilingual Poems/Poemas bilingües”, written as a project by  5th grade students in Taos, New Mexico some years ago (the students have now graduated high school). Enjoy! Musica y Libros can be heard at knmj.simplecast.fm and also…

Música y Libros now at KNMJ

KNMJ 100.9 is excited to announce our newest show and podcast: Musica y Libros! Hosted by New Mexico Junior College professor Teresita Dovalpage, this bilingual show is recorded in both English and Spanish to highlight both beautiful languages. Episodio Uno is dedicated to children and features a special bilingual book, “Zoologico de poemas/Poetry Zoos” written by Puerto…

The Parent Test (a Taos News series)

I just started this new sci-fi series in The Taos News By Teresa Dovalpage For The Taos News Tandra had waited too long and now she had to pay for it. While the helicar hovered over the Institute for Parental Certification, the feared IPC, she felt her heart beat faster at the sight of those…

6 Ws with Teresa Dovalpage

In Joan Livingston’s website Teresa Dovalpage is the next author to appear in this 6Ws series. I do have a confession to make. Not only is Teresa a talented writer in English and Spanish, she is one of my dearest friends. As you can read from her answers, she is a lot of fun. Her latest…

A podcast with Kase Johnstun: Author & Banyan Collective Podcaster.

Teresita Dovalpage, writing about food and murder and what it’s like to wrap them together in Cuba, made us laugh. Teresita opened up on the LITerally Podcast about being a writer, a native Cuban, and what it’s like write a crime novel, which, to me, felt like a literary crime novel because of the beautiful…