Alia Trabucco Zerán and Carl FischerNov 3, 2020
Fascism and its Afterlives
An Interview with Alia Trabucco Zerán and Carl Fischer
New Books Network 2021
An interview with Alia Trabucco Zerán, author of Remainder (2019), and Carl Fischer, author of Queering the Chilean Way (2016). Alia and I discuss the vote in Chile for a constitutional convention, her struggle with long haul Covid, and the inherited trauma of fascism. Also, I welcome Professor of Latin American Literature at Fordham University, Carl Fischer.
Books Recommended in this episode:
- Fernanda Melchor, Hurricane Season
- Lina Miruane, Seeing Red
- Gabriela Cabezón Cámara, The Adventures of China Iron
Chris Holmes is Chair of Literatures in English and Associate Professor at Ithaca College. He writes criticism on contemporary global literatures. His book, Kazuo Ishiguro as World Literature, is under contract with Bloomsbury Publishing. He is the co-director of The New Voices Festival, a celebration of work in poetry, prose, and playwriting by up-and-coming young writers.