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On Gabriel García Marquez

Lovely Guernica Magazine invited me to write about how reading the Colombian Literature Nobel Prize Winner shaped my views. It was a great honor. “Whoever has read Gabriel García Márquez has a story. The first book my grandpa lent me was his beloved copy of One Hundred Years of Solitude and I remember seeing this … Continue reading

DIY Days 2012

Fascinating projects. Fascinating people.  My random notes -a mismatch with no attribution- define but don’t confine. Poetic, epic, collective. Much in the spirit of the event. Design. Introduction of order, mechanisms to channel creative energy deliberately.Medium for human liberty. Process of realizing intentions: intuition- action- steps. Play. Unlocking the imagination of many. From structure to … Continue reading

High hopes or raison d’etre

Novel + Books +  Eating I’ve been writing a bilingual novel about people that eat books. This is indeed a thought provocative tag line and I’d like to share a bit of the inspiration and idea-knitting process behind it, with the high hopes of getting feedback and collect wisdom to solve some mysteries and constrains … Continue reading

Why “Portable” Angela

The idea of a “portable” piece is a translated tribute to Historia abreviada de la literatura portátil or Brief History of Portable Literature. This was a visionary novella, a radical mix of essay and fiction, that took real well-known people from different fields and made them interact in a fictional world. In a short and … Continue reading