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Florentino Solano

Florentino Solano is a writer, translator, musician, and farm worker from Metlatónoc, Guerrero, Mexico. He writes in his native language, Tu’un Savi, and translates his own writing into Spanish. In 2021, he received both the Premio de Literaturas Indígenas de América for his chronicle Yaa táxá’á kàà tùxìi (La danza de las balas) and the Premio Nezahualcóyotl de Literatura en Lenguas Mexicanas for his verse collection Tákúu ndi’i tachi si’í yu (Todas las voces de mi madre).

Spring 2023

Loom

By Florentino Solano, translated by Arthur Malcolm Dixon

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