“That’s what made me a writer as much as anything. I wanted to hear the endings of stories that didn’t have endings.” Kathleen Alcalá talks with Elizabeth Huergo about storytelling, craft, and her 1997 novel, Spirits of the Ordinary, recently reissued by Raven Chronicles Press.
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Our newest feature is Elizabeth Huergo’s debut novel, The Death of Fidel Pérez, which was published this month by Unbridled Books. Elizabeth Huergo was born in Havana and immigrated to the United States at an early age as a political refugee. Her work has been published in such places as Diaspora and Potomoc Review, as well as anthologized in such collections as I Go to the Ruined Place: Contemporary Poems in Defense of Global Human Rights and Gravity Dancers: Even More Fiction by Washington Area Women. She teaches at George Mason University and lives in Virginia. Huergo can be found […]
“When you live in a nation that has been politically destabilized by outside forces, anything is possible. I know what it’s like firsthand for a government to fall, for a system to collapse. If you’ve lived in a society where that has happened, there is nothing ‘magical’ about that ‘realism”: Elizabeth Huergo talks with Melissa Scholes Young about her debut novel, The Death of Fidel Pérez.
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