Mother Tongue

I attended a webinar reading and conversation with writer and Macarthur Fellow Valeria Luiselli. The evening was organized by Princeton University's Program in Latin American Studies and hosted by Rubén Gallo and Jhumpa Lahiri. The event left me thinking about many things: one's mother tongue, translating one's own work and Luiselli's comment that the United States is home to 60 million Latinos, which, in effect, makes it also a Hispanic country.

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