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VIDEO: Alberto Chimal Reads “Variation on a Theme of Coleridge”

Author Alberto Chimal of Mexico City reads his story “Variation on a Theme of Coleridge” from Three Messages and a Warning: Contemporary Mexican Short Stories of the Fantastic, an anthology of new Mexican fiction never before translated into English that’s edited by Eduardo Jimenez Mayo and Chris N. Brown and being published this month by Small Beer Press.

[Video by Daniel Rojo of Mexico City/Tijuana, postproduction by Morgan Coy of Monofonus Press/Teleportal Readings in Austin.]

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1 Comment on VIDEO: Alberto Chimal Reads “Variation on a Theme of Coleridge”

  1. That was FANTASTIC. Not only a terrific story, but he read it wonderfully. I don’t speak Spanish, but his voice running with the subtitle gives the story speed and tone and shape.

    It’s certainly sold me. I want that anthology now…

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