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Palabras Errantes Latin American Literature in Translation

Palabras Errantes
Gemma Smith
Mrs Hyde
Mrs Hyde

By Sonia Chocrón. Translated by Gemma Smith. Photography by Cristina Matos-Albers. Looking at yourself in the mirror, you know something is changing. Genetically. A facial feature, for example, the colour of your hair. Your breasts. All the details reveal the end of my previous life. All except one memory, left over from my first romantic […]

Adriana Kogan/ Gemma Smith
Adriana Kogan/ Gemma Smith

Written by Adriana Kogan. Translated by Gemma Smith.   Literature   There are two ways of making literature. One is head-on, fighting tirelessly against the hair that grows back. The other is directed at the unfamiliarity of the landscape, or the mechanisms there, always leveling and building. The fact of the matter is I don’t […]