In Translation: Telling Stories in More Than One Language
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Sunday, November 6, 2022
Leamos Tent
11th Street, Austin TX

Authors Jazmina Barrera (Linea Negra) and Reyna Grande (A Ballad of Love and Glory / Corrido de amor y gloria) gather to discuss their experiences in the translation process of their latest works. Reyna Grande’s book is set in the mid-nineteenth century Rio Grande Valley and tells the story of a Mexican nurse and a US Army defector who find love and fight for survival during the Mexican-American War. Jazmina Barrera’s Linea Nigra is a book-length essay on the art and mystery of childbearing.

Moderator: Adriana Pacheco, PhD, founder and producer of the Hablemos, escritoras podcast and encyclopedia and Shop Escritoras, an online bookstore for the United States on Hispanic heritage women writersJazmina Barrera, Reyna Grande, Linea Nigra: An Essay on Pregnancy and Earthquakes, A Ballad of Love and Glory


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