Jhon Sánchez

Jhon Sánchez: A Colombian born, Mr. Sánchez, arrived in NYC seeking political asylum where he is now a lawyer. His most recent publications are United Tombs of America (Midway Journal), ‘Handy.’ (Teleport Magazine) and The DeDramafi (The Write Launch republished in Storylandia, issue 36). He was awarded the Horned Dorset Colony for 2018 and the Byrdcliffe Artist Residence Program for 2019. In 2023, New Lit Salon Press will publish his collection Enjoy Pleasurable Death and Other Stories that Will Kill You. For updates, please visit the Facebook page @WriterJhon, Instagram jhon_author, Twitter @jhon_author. https://muckrack.com/jhon-sanchez/articles

A conversation with Charlie Fish about his short story collection, “The Man Who Married Himself.” Part II

I had the opportunity to talk with Charlie Fish, an author, and editor, about his book, “The Man who Married Himself.” In part I of the interview, Charlie tells us how he started his Fiction on The Web magazine. “When…

A conversation with Charlie Fish about his short story collection, “The Man Who Married Himself.” Part I

In 2018, Charlie Fish published my short story, “‘My Love Ana’—Tommy” in Fiction on the Web. Charlie, a New York native, has been publishing stories online since 1996 and now lives in London. In addition to publishing and editing other authors,…

A conversation about Leo Romeo Valentino’s my heartbreaking jibberjabber/ Part 2

We continue with our conversation with Leo Romeo Valentino about his collection of poetry titled, my heartbreaking jibberjabber. In part I of the interview, Leo Rome Valentino says, regarding his life as a poet, “I don’t think poets are made.…

A conversation about Leo Romeo Valentino’s my heartbreaking jibberjabber/ Part I

When I held the collection of poems, admiring the beautiful cover, what most caught my attention was the author’s name, ‘Leo Romeo Valentino.’ Who is so lucky to be called like that? It wasn’t just the sound of the vowels…

Conversation with Guillermo Severiche IATI’s ‘Cimientos’ for New York

When interviewing someone Hispanic in the United States, I am constantly faced with the dilemma of which language to use, English or Spanish. In this case, I chose Spanish because we will talk with Guillermo Severiche about new initiatives to…

40K + support Candidate Ana Maria Archila for Lt. Governor

On April 3rd, Ana Maria Archila celebrated more than 40K signatures that her volunteers collected in her bid to be a Lt. Governor. The party was in Terraza 7, a bar in Jackson Heights, a well-known Colombian neighborhood in Queens,…

Ilhan Sami Çomak Awarded with Two Literary Prices

Ilhan Sami Çomak, the Kurdish poet who has been in a Turkish prison for the last 28 years, was awarded the Metin Altıok Poetry Prize and the Norwegian Freedom of Expression Award (shared with Ahmet Altan, writer/journalist from Turkey). The…

Ana Maria: A LatinX for Lieutenant Governor of New York, at last!

I first heard about the Latin American Integration Center (LAIC) in 1998. I was a newcomer then, looking for a job, looking for English classes, looking for friends. And then I heard the name of the director of LAIC: Sara…

Conversation with Aida Yepes, author of “My Little Eulalia”

My mother was barely a teenager when Gaitan was assassinated on April 9, 1948. His death generated a wave of political violence throughout the country. This topic and the violence that occurred, was never discussed at home. What I do…

The Ladder: A Conversation with the Incarcerated Poet İlhan Sami Çomak, Part IV

I learned to read by reading the Bible. For me, the Bible was a giant black book with the engraved image of the Sacred Family on the cover. I used to love the words printed there with straight letters. Gold…

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