Ana Varela Tafur

Ana Varela Tafur was born in Peru’s Amazon region. She is the author of Estancias de Emilia Tangoa (Pakarina Ediciones, 2022), Lo que no veo en visiones (First Prize Premio Copé 2001), Voces desde la orilla (2001), and Dama en el escenario (2001). Her poems have been published in Diálogo, The Dirty Goat, Literary Amazonia, and Amazonian Literary Review. She graduated with a PhD in Spanish Literature at University of California, Davis.

  • Ana Varela Tafur translated from Spanish by Yaccaira Salvatierra

    By the banks or the center of a river,