When I went to the AWP conference in Chicago earlier this year, there were 10, other writers there. The amount of creative writing programs at universities have exploded from about 50 in the s to over just in the US.
Eduardo Galeano one of the most celebrated writers from Latin America. He was born in Uruguay in He was imprisoned and forced to leave the country following the military coup. Copy may not be in its final form. His works from the trilogy Memory of Fire to the classic Open Veins of Latin America are a unique blend of history, fiction, journalism and political analysis.
His books have been translated into more than 20 languages. Born in Uruguay inEduardo Galeano began writing newspaper articles as a teenager. Though his dream was to become a soccer player, by the age of 20 he became editor-in-chief of LaMarcha. Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent.
After the military coup in Uruguay, Galeano was imprisoned and forced to leave the country. He settled in Argentina, where he founded and edited a cultural magazine called Crisis. He moved to Spain, where he began his classic work Memory of Fire, a three-volume narrative of the history of America, North and South.
He eventually returned home to his native Uruguay, where he now lives. His latest book is called Voices of Time: A Life in Stories. Eduardo Galeano joins us for the rest of the hour in our Firehouse studio. Welcome to Democracy Now! How do you see, as you look from the south to the United States in the north, the issue of the wall, the issue of the treatment of immigrants in this country?
A daily sad story. I wonder if our time will be remembered as a period, a terrible period in human history, in which money was free to go and come and come back and go again.
You wrote about immigration in your new book Voices of Time.
There are some stories about it. Could you read an excerpt? One of them, which is quite short. There is a religion of objectivity here, so I respect it. Eduardo Galeano, reading from his new book Voices of Time: Our guest, Eduardo Galeano, one of the most celebrated writers on this continent, born in Uruguay inimprisoned, forced to leave the country following the coup there, author of many books.
You were yourself imprisoned during the military dictatorship in Uruguay. You know directly of the problems of Operation Condor and the other terror that spread across the continent in those years. Your sense of how Latin America is changing or has changed in recent decades?
You are not able to think with your own head. This is our worst enemy, I think. Much of your writing is about memory. You say the great problem of amnesia in Latin America.
Could you talk about that a little bit? But there is no frontier between past and present when you can revisit the past and make it alive again. And then it would be a good mirror to look at yourself and to understand. Perhaps it would help to understand your present actuality, your present reality.
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