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Writer in exile: 101st blog post

“‘A writer is always in exile,’ she said, this is what pushes him or her to write. ‘It doesn’t have to be geographical.’” From Journalist Olivia Snaije’s interview with three Syrian and Iraqi women writers living in exile: Samar Yazbek, Inaam Kachachi, and Rosa Yassin … Continue reading

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Bogota T-minus-6 and counting

I’m a little afraid of how this week is stacking up. Plenty of work, as there is no rest for the wicked. But also time with friends and packing and being sure to pile in all my favorite Bogota things. … Continue reading

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Seriously, best party ever.

The crowd from CNC, our work partners here in Bogota, showed up right on time – not a common thing in Bogota, where “Colombia time” is a recognized if unregulated time zone. I think the reason they were on time … Continue reading

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Vaya fiesta!

Too late tonight to write much. We had a party with a band and such a great time… 2016-08-27 00.09.00  

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Bye Bye, Bogota

These are my friends on the way to work. They’re usually asleep. There’s about six more, and they all hang out around the food carts. I can’t imagine why, the frying oil smells like their butts. Oh, wait, that’s why… … Continue reading

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