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Aura Estrada

Portrait of writer Aura Estrada

Aura Estrada

Aura Estrada is a Ph.D. student at Columbia University. She has published reviews and crónicas in Bookforum and the Mexican magazine DF, and fiction in She rides the F train every day from Carroll Gardens to the Upper West Side.

IN MEMORIAM (1977-2007):

Aura Estrada, a very talented young writer whose radiant intelligence, gleeful wit, and beautiful smile will never be forgotten by all of us who had the joy of knowing her, lost her life in a swimming accident last week. (7/31/07)

Articles by Aura Estrada

from “The Black Minutes”
By Martín Solares
Up until now, the most important nightmare I've had in my life I had when I was traveling by bus on a highway lined by pines. I haven't been able to decipher its meaning, at least, not entirely.…
Translated from Spanish by Francisco Goldman & Aura Estrada
Three abandoned Happy Meal containers from McDonald's
Photo by Meghan Hessler on Unsplash.
A Failed Journey
By Aura Estrada
They warned her that one more offense against good behavior and the promised trip to the promised land (the United States) would be cancelled . . .
Translated from Spanish by Mónica de la Torre