Matt Butcher reviews The Cowboy Bible by Carlos Velázquez, translated by Achy Obejas.
“In her translation, Obejas superbly amplifies Velázquez’s style. Playful and clever, inventive but familiar, this brief book is deeply satisfying, and warrants multiple readings.” – Publisher’s Weekly
Great early press for Achy’s newest translation, The Cowboy Bible by Carlos Velázquez, out from Restless Books this month.
A Midsummer Night’s Press, publisher of Achy’s poetry chapbook, This Is What Happened In Our Other Life, was featured on The Rumpus by Julie Marie Wade. Check it out here.
Cuban-American journalist and author Achy Obejas and Nia Levy King discuss Havana beaches, print media, and the state of public education in Chicago. https://soundcloud.com/artactivistnia/sets/achy-obejas