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Kristin Bengtson Mendoza

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Kristin Bengtson Mendoza

Kristin Bengtson Mendoza received a Fulbright grant in 2004-2005 to study folklore, language, and culture in the western highlands of Guatemala. She has translated the journals of Mexican painter Remedios Varo as well as a selection of stories from Stories of Joyabaj by Francisco Méndez. She is currently at work on translations of oral histories from the town of San Mateo Ixtatán in Huehuetenango, Guatemala. She teaches English as a Second Language and lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Articles by Kristin Bengtson Mendoza

The Water Cathedral
By Francisco Méndez
On sunny mornings the walls are white wine, the columns are ginger ale, the towers are immense bottles of beer, the high steeples drip amber. Down in the naves you feel the freshness of orange-water and…
Translated from Spanish by Kristin Bengtson Mendoza