C.M. Mayo

C.M. Mayo is the author of several books on Mexico, most recently, Metaphysical Odyssey into the Mexican Revolution: Francisco I. Madero and His secret Book, Spiritist Manual, which won the National Indie Excellence Award for History; and the novel based on the true story, The Last Prince of the Mexican Empire, which was named a Library Journal Best Book of 2009. Her collection of short fiction, Sky Over El Nido, won the Flannery O’Connor Award. Her fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry have been widely published in literary journals, among them, BorderSenses, Creative Nonfiction, Fourth Genre, The Paris Review, and Southwest Review. A long-time resident of Mexico City and a noted literary translator, she is editor of Mexico: A Traveler’s Literary Companion, a collection of 24 Mexican writers– which includes Agustín Cadena. Her website is www.cmmayo.com

The Apaches of Kiev by Agustín Cadena, translated by C.M. Mayo

    The story about the body they found in the Botanic Garden came out in the newspapers and on television. The Kiev police identified it immediately: Dmitri Belov, reporter and political analyst known for his scathing criticism of President Poroshenko’s administration. Presumably it was a suicide, but until they […]