Author: Luz Maria Lopez

The Heritage of Latin American Women Writers

Reading Time: 6 minutesIn Latin America, there is a tradition of women’s rights activism. Commitment to gender equality is not new in Latin America. In fact, Latin women’s empowerment has reached beyond frontiers all the way to the global scenario. For instance, the influential heritage of Latin American women writers is strongly present in literature. A relevant example […]

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Look at me!

Reading Time: 1 minuteHere’s an intense and powerful poem by Luz Maria, Dedicated to the women facing discrimination and violence, in Different Truths that woman that you see  behind the glass of your eyes, mauled by your decrees, is a free woman! freer than the breath of life daughter of a memory and the god of all the […]

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Child-bride

Reading Time: 1 minuteHere’s a poem by Luz María. She dedicates it to the child-brides for their suffering is a shame to humanity. the full morning was sunless, like a premonition at this hour the rag doll over the bed cried with me i looked at my new face full of colors deemed for adulthood a veil was […]

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