I believe that everything is political, and as such it should concern all of us. Authors who claim they don't deal with politics in their work are being naive, because even that is a political stance.

— Elena Poniatowska

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Writers in Latin America live in a reality that is extraordinarily demanding.

Surprisingly, our answer to these demands protects and develops our individuality. I feel I am not alone in trying to give their voice to those who don't have it.


I write in order to belong.