Monthly Archives: January 2011

Cubans around the (publishing) world

An interview with three Cuban publishers Fabio Murrieta Marlene Moleón I met Marlene Moleón and Andrés Pi during the 2010 Miami Book Fair. They represent two faces of the modern publishing industry: e-books and printing on demand, which are relatively … Continue reading

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Building a home toolbox

  Every house should contain a home toolbox. They are like first-aid kits for all these pesky little repairs that must be done, often, at the most inconvenient times. You may not want to call a plumber on a Sunday … Continue reading

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From wielding a chef’s knife to swinging a machete

Bonnie Lee Black’s long and productive careers can be traced back, from respected writer, to New York caterer, to Peace Corps volunteer, to creative writing instructor at UNM-Taos…to acclaimed writer, again. Her first memoir, Somewhere Child (Viking Press, 1981), documented … Continue reading

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Translating our souls

Originally published at Translators Cafe The process of translating is, by its very nature, a difficult, demanding task. I have translated other author’s works and I have always found it hard to decode their experiences, to unearth the exact … Continue reading

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