Carlos José Pérez Sámano

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Carlos José Pérez Sámano is a natural explorer. The way he sees life is complex, yet candid. He goes for the marrow of a situation, perpetually inquisitive about life’s inner or occult nature.

That’s why his literature is always fresh, while remaining true and profound. And that’s why he’s always able to surprise (himself and his readers!). Through his writing he delves deep into questions of his own identity, examining himself in the light of 'the other', and in nature as well.

Carlos has 4 published books in Mexico and a recent publication with Temple University Press in the anthology Who Will Speak for America?

He writes both in English and Spanish.

His work had been published in 6 literary magazines in Mexico and in the literary
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Carlos José Pérez Sámano Los que me vienen a la mente, son "El diario de Ana Frank", de Anne Frank "Matadero Cinco" de Kurt Vonnegut y "El Niño con el Pijama de Rayas" de John…moreLos que me vienen a la mente, son "El diario de Ana Frank", de Anne Frank "Matadero Cinco" de Kurt Vonnegut y "El Niño con el Pijama de Rayas" de John Boyne.
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“Cualquier viaje es inútil si no regresas. Cualquier viaje es inútil si de verdad no te vas.”
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“Here in Africa mankind was born. And it was a woman”
Carlos José Pérez Sámano, África Sueño de Sombras Largas

“Any travel is pointless if you don't come back. Any travel is pointless if you don't really leave yourself back.”
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“You don't own your blood”
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“Here in Africa mankind was born. And it was a woman”
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“Siempre me muestras tu espalda. Tu cabello que ya es de otros. Ya es tarde.”
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“You always show me your back. Your hair that it's others'. It is late now.”
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“Africa es la madre de la humanidad. Y ellas son las madres de Africa. De aquí surgió el primer ser humano. Y era mujer.”
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