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Writing in Motherhod/Escrituras y Maternidades

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In celebration of Mother’s Day we bring a special episode where Andrea Cote Botero and Jazmina Barrera, mothers and writers discuss their writing journeys and motherhood. Also, we have Rosa Alcalá reading her amazing poem "Matrilineal" originally published in The Rumpus.

In celebration of Mother’s Day we bring a special episode where Andrea Cote-Botero and Jazmina Barrera, mothers and writers discuss their writing journeys and motherhood. Also, we have Rosa Alcalá reading her amazing poem "Matrilineal" originally published in The Rumpus.

Jazmina Barrera

Writer (México)

Author of Cuerpo extraño/Foreign Body, Cuaderno de faros, Línea Nigra, Los nombres de los animales, and Punto de Cruz.

Andrea Cote-Botero

Poet and Writer (Colombia)

Author of the verse collections: La ruina que nombro, Puerto Calcinado, Cosas Frágiles y Chinatown a toda hora (Object Book). And the books of prose: Una fotógrafa al desnudo: biografía de Tina Modotti y Blanca Varela o la escritura de la soledad.

Rosa Alcalá

Poet and Translator (US)

Rosa Alcalá is a poet and translator originally from Paterson, New Jersey, who has published three books of poetry, most recently MyOTHER TONGUE (Futurepoem, 2017). The editor and translator of Spit Temple: The Selected Performances of Cecilia Vicuña (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2012).

Credits

Interviews:

Host- Daniel Chacón

Producer- Iliana Pichardo Urrutia

Editing and Sound Design- Facundo Torrieri

Interview Originally Aired on April 24, 2022.