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Carmen Boullosa is a leading Mexican poet, novelist, and playwright. Her work is eclectic and difficult to categorize but generally focuses on the issues of feminism and gender roles within a Latin American context. Her novel Texas: The Great Theft, translated by Samantha Schnee, was published by Deep Vellum in 2014.
Born in Mexico City in 1952, Pura López Colomé is a literary critic, poet, and the author of several books, including El sueño del cazador, Un Cristol en Otro, Aurora, and Intemperie. She is also the translator into Spanish of works by Samuel Beckett, H. D., Seamus Heaney, Gertrude Stein, and others.
October 14, 2011

The Center at Litquake! A Night of Mexican Literature

Tres | 130 Townsend Street | San Francisco, CA

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Two Voices teams up with the Mexican Consulate and Litquake for an evening with Carmen Boullosa and Pura Lopez Colome, exciting and influential writers who are a testament to the increasing relevance of the feminine viewpoint in Mexican writing.

Come see Carmen Boullosa, a racy and in-your-face writer who counted Roberto Bolano as an admirer. She’s joined by leading Mexican poet Pura Lopez Colome, who in 2008 was awarded Mexico’s most prestigious poetry prize, the Xavier Villurrutia Prize

Carmen Boullosa is a leading Mexican poet, novelist, and playwright. Her work is eclectic and difficult to categorize but generally focuses on the issues of feminism and gender roles within a Latin American context. Her novel Texas: The Great Theft, translated by Samantha Schnee, was published by Deep Vellum in 2014.
Born in Mexico City in 1952, Pura López Colomé is a literary critic, poet, and the author of several books, including El sueño del cazador, Un Cristol en Otro, Aurora, and Intemperie. She is also the translator into Spanish of works by Samuel Beckett, H. D., Seamus Heaney, Gertrude Stein, and others.