By Evi Salguero Imagining I try to shield my ears like the hear no evil monkey. I try not to look at her. But she hits her target. Her name is Medusa. But who am I? “Qui est lá?” “Qui est lá?” I wish I could tell you but I can’t. My wings… Continue reading Imagining

When Destiny is Silenced

By Evi Salguero A series of letters about two women wrestling against the patriarchal and religious forces in their oppressive societies. In Mariama Bâ’s So Long a Letter, the Senegalese female protagonist, Ramatoulaye, begins telling her story with a letter to her dear friend in America, Aissatou. From her very first letter, she uses intimate… Continue reading When Destiny is Silenced