Blog spotting 2 Comments

I’ve found this blog – bloggerofthebloggish – and would like to comment on it. It’s written by a young person and it’s not about Latin American literature but it is worth visiting. Overall, I think a blog is a very good way of getting someone to hone their writing skills. This is particularly important for

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Conferences 2 Comments

Last week I went to the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention (Loncon 3) in London. This was the first time I went to give a paper at a public event where I knew nobody and nobody knew me. At first, it was overwhelming. Thousands of people in ‘My Dad is a Jedi’, ‘Beam me up,

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Works 0 Comments

…again. 🙂 It’s an interesting ride, you know – here’s a novel that most of us have read (and some even enjoyed) as undergrads and yet not many return to it. Why not? It’s not difficult language-wise, even with the voseo and references to places in Buenos Aires. It doesn’t have a particularly complicated plot

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