La Albiceleste — part(e) 1

ivanBRAVE_La Albiceleste1_1300 The beginning. Will there be redemption? Follow failed soccer star Semis, and teenage dreamer Zulema, on their journey to fulfill their destiny.   El principio. ¿Habrá redención? Sigue a Semis, un excampeón de futbol, y a Zulema, una adolecente soñadora, en sus caminos a cumplir sus destinos.  

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Mario Levrero — 5 August 03:13

Click here for PDF –_5august0313   This reading is best enjoyed after reading Levrero’s Preface. So please check out last week’s translation post first.   Hope you enjoy.   Have you read the original? How do you remember it? I am very interested in Translation in theory and in practice, […]

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A Sylph Sketch’d

(Link to story removed: story under consideration for print.)   Ricardo Soca, the philologist behind Palabra del Día and “La Fascinante Historia de las Palabras,” traces the etymology of “Sylph” back to the pre-Roman Gauls, forest dwellers of the north. The sylphs in their tales were the wild wind sprites […]

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“Ardor” — 400 words

[Art by Edgar Degas: “Woman with a Towel”; 1894 or 1898] Click here for the PDF — “Ardor” I wrote this short story on the balcony of my grandmother’s fourth floor apartment in Barrio Norte, Buenos Aires. My cousin and I were sharing a couple of tasty matecitos over an […]

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