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After Reading Gabriel Garcia Marquez

October 26, 2010


Hispanic literature has long held a special place in my heart.  It began when I first discovered the work of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, which for me was and still remains some of the most strikingly sensuous poetry I’ve ever read written by a man about a woman. This was not the only style of poetry […]

Hispanic Heritage Month

October 26, 2010


Last week I was having coffee with Diane Lanevi, founder of The Tomorrow Fund for Hispanic Students, a wonderful organization that provides financial aid grants to colleges in North Carolina interested in enrolling Hispanic students, when I remembered I had let Hispanic Heritage Month slip by me. This is the only of the so-called “heritage […]