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Magdalena Edwards

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Magdalena Edwards is a writer, actor, and translator from Spanish & Portuguese based in Los Angeles, California. She is currently a Visiting Scholar at UCLA's Latin American Institute and an Artist in Residence at Highways Performance Space. Her work has appeared in the Paris Review Daily, the Boston Review, The Point, London Review of Books, the Millions, El Mercurio, Rattle, the Critical Flame, Words Without Borders, Full Stop, and the Los Angeles Review of Books, as well as in Ocean Crossings (Tagus Press/UMass Dartmouth 2020), Cosmopolitanisms (NYU Press 2017) and Psychogeographical Romance (Essay Press 2015). She is working on a translation of Chilean surrealist Juan Emar's posthumously published novel AMOR, as well as a collection of ...more

Live Dance During Quarantine






Read about “ILLUMINATING THE CHANDELIER” — a Zoom-specific work by Heidi Duckler Dance & performed live (virtually on Zoom) on April 30, 2020 — reviewed by Sophie Bress in the LA Dance Chronicle here — and featured in the LA Times in an article about LA dance companies adapting to quarantine by Makeda Easter here. (Photos by Susannah Rodriguez Drissi)

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Amazing & insightful book. I highly recommend it. It assured me that I'm neither crazy nor alone -- this is a challenging phase of life & we were not educated in a way that prepared us for the fact that women still don't make the same amount of money ...more
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Loved this book's little chapters and the overarching extended meditation on the puma and motherhood. This was a perfect book for me to read during quarantine, when we are all pregnant with our unknown futures.
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