” I think I’m an American writer writing about Latin America, and I’m a Latin American writer who happens to write in English. “


” I have to really think hard about how to structure sentences, and do more mapping when I sit down to write, so it does impose a certain discipline, intellectual and linguistic. “


” I do feel fortunate to have some knowledge of the great Latin American writers, including some that are probably not that well known in English. I’m thinking of Jose Maria Arguedas, whom I read when I was living in Lima, and who really impacted the way I viewed my country. “


” I think probably the thing I’m worst at is the most ephemeral stuff, like blogs. I find it really hard to write. And I’m often been asked to write columns for papers in Peru. And I can’t. I would die. There’s no way I could write a column. “



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I think I
I have to really think hard about how to structure sentences, and do more mapping when I sit down to write, so it does impose a certain discipline, intellectual and linguistic.


I do feel fortunate to have some knowledge of the great Latin American writers, including some that are probably not that well known in English. I
I think probably the thing I
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