Alejandro Saravia

Alejandro Saravia (Cochabamba, Bolivia, 1962) has lived in Canada since 1986. He is a journalist in Montreal, Quebec, where he works as a journalist and participates in the collective Apostles Review, which has published poetry, narrative and essays by Latino-Canadian authors since 2004. His publications have appeared in publications across Canada and the United States, including Quiebre, Tinta y Sombra, Mapalé, Alter Vox, The Fourth River, and Cactus Heart. His novel Rojo, amarillo y verde was published in 2003. In addition to a short fiction volume on the 40th anniversary of the Chilean coup d’état, Cuarenta momentos chilenos (2013), he has published seven collections of poems.

Montreal, Zero Hour by Alejandro Saravia, translated by María José Giménez

    “You see,” Carmencita Liang said in English on a February evening in Montreal, drinking Spanish wine in her small apartment near Place-des-Arts metro station, “in China we keep our ancestors’ last name for generations. That’s how we know where we come from. We’re not like you. You only […]