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ArLiJo Featuring Short Story by Agustín Cadena

ArLiJo is currently featuring the shorty story Lady of the Seas by Agustín Cadena which is translated by writer C.M. Mayo.

The English translation is included in the collection Mexico: A Traveler\’s Literary Companion edited by C.M. Mayo, (Whereabouts Press, 2006).

To read the story, click on the link below:

Biography of Agustín Cadena: Agustín Cadena was born in 1963 in the Valle del Mezquital, Mexico. Poet, fiction writer, essayist, and translator, he has published more than twenty books in these genres and received numerous national awards, fellowships and other recognition for his literary work. His most recent book is Los pobres de espíritu, which won Mexico\’s San Luis Potosí National Prize for Fiction. His writing has been translated into English, Italian and Hungarian as well as adapted for radio and television. He currently teaches a seminar on Mexican culture and literature at the University of Debrecen, in Hungary.

Please visit his website: Agustin Cadena

C.M. Mayo is the author of the widely-lauded travel memoir, Miraculous Air: Journey of a Thousand Miles through Baja California, the Other Mexico, and Sky Over El Nido, which won the Flannery O\’Connor Award for Short Fiction. Her poetry has been widely published in literary journals and anthologies, most recently, Poetic Voices Without Borders. Founding editor of Tameme, the bilingual Spanish / English) chapbook press, Mayo is also a translator of contemporary Mexican poetry and fiction. Her anthology of Mexican fiction in translation, Mexico: A Traveler\’s Literary Companion, was published by Whereabouts Press in March 2006.

Please visit her website:

Her blog: MadamMayo

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