“Create an obsessive space.” - Yuri Herrera
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I write letters in the morning overlooking the shimmering salt marsh. During the day, I follow the sun, sitting in the garden until I feel hot and then…
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"I believe that in Juárez the future of Mexico plays out to a great extent." - Julián Cardona
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"Plath's appetite for food was legendary - she once emptied a host's refrigerator before a dinner party - but she was equally hungry for experience." …
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Google is no replacement for the humanity of learning a language
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Last week, I flew to NYC to visit the archives containing Maurice Sendak materials at the New York City Public Library and meet with my book editor at…
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"The people that work with us the most are the people that pitch us the most" - National Geographic Story Pitching Workshop
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"To run is resistance." / "Correr es resistencia". - Irma Chávez, Rarámuri runner
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"It's the slow moving beast that can carry the heaviest load." - poet Rebecca Gayle Howell
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“I have a new opportunity to live and to be myself and to not hide behind someone who I am not.” - Marveny, 27
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A visit to a prison where women jailed for abortion and miscarriage participate in a program to teach them how to paint nails
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"The women are the ones who have the vision." - Garifuna women whose families have lived in the Crawfish Rock community in Roatán, Honduras for…
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