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Elizabeth Argelia Leonard

Elizabeth Argelia Leonard

Elizabeth Argelia Leonard has been a writer since before she could actually read, making up stories and plays that her family were forced to listen to and sometimes scribe. She moved to London to write a novel and earned her Master’s from City University London. Since returning to the U.S., she has been working as a teaching artist/activist for top arts education and social justice organizations in New York City. She is also an editor and has recently edited three memoirs and a play, Adonis Memories, which was featured in The New York Times. She currently lives in New Jersey and is writing her second novel.

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Jan 17

Delve Readers Seminars   Winter 2021  

The “Middle space between languages”: Julia Alvarez and Ingrid Rojas Contreras

This seminar will be an exploration of what Ingrid Rojas Contreras so accurately refers to as, “the middle space between languages,” in her essay, Translation as an Arithmetic of Loss. We will discuss the ways in which the characters in the two novels, Afterlife by Julia Alvarez and Fruit of the Drunken Tree by Ingrid

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