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Geoffrey E. Fox

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Nonfiction: Hispanic Nation: Culture, Politics and the Constructing of Identity (U. Arizona Press); The Land and People or Argentina and The Land and People of Venezuela, both HarperCollins; Fiction: A Gift for the Sultan, novel, 2010 (print and ebook), Turkish translation Bir cihan, iki sultan, Nokta Kitap, Istanbul, 2013; Welcome to My Contri, short stories of Latin America, 1988, expanded ebook 2012. Other short stories in Exquisite Corpse, Fiction International and other journals; articles and essays in The New York Times, The Nation, Los Angeles Times, and other periodicals.

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Geoffrey E. Fox The only way: sit down and get to work. One trick that helps me when I'm stuck is to create a separate file, where I permit myself to write any damned…moreThe only way: sit down and get to work. One trick that helps me when I'm stuck is to create a separate file, where I permit myself to write any damned thing that comes into my head, including why I think I'm having so much trouble with this section of my work. I do that until, among all the gibberish, I discover the source of the problem and a solution.(less)
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Today I received this notice from Academia.edu: “Your most popular paper for the week was Liberty and People: Ideological Analysis of the Political Writings of Simón Bolívar, which had 8 views.”


Almost every week, someone — in some weeks, a dozen or more — consults this essay that I wrote in 1982 for the “PRIMERA BIENAL INTERNACIONAL DE ENSAYO “SIMON BOLIVAR” 1983, a contest celebrated in Carac...

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