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Cheli Durán

Cheli Durán is the author of the children’s book Hildilid’s Night and the editor and translator of The Yellow Canary Whose Eye Is So Black, an anthology of Latin American poetry.

Diary: No me olvides

Cheli Durán, 18 July 2019

My great-grandmother​ gave away her jewels in the street. In a different setting, this might be just a good story. But my family has always been ambivalent about money and events. Extravagant by nature, we throw our stories away, misplace them, wear them out by constant repetition, or hoard them for important occasions that never materialise. And although our store of anecdotes has been...

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