"Muse-o-mine," by Anna Lidia Vega Serova

“Muse-o-mine” is a translation of “Mimusa,” a short story by Cuban writer Anna Lidia Vega Serova. Translated from Spanish.

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“En Español: Becoming Latin American,” by Lolita Copacabana

Lolita Copacabana, an M.F.A. candidate in Spanish Creative Writing at the University of Iowa, describes how she became Latin American when she left her hometown of Buenos Aires. Translated from Spanish.

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“En Español: Far from Venezuela, Iowa City is uncomfortably calm,” by Enza García Arreaza

Venezuelan writer Enza García Arreaza, a 2017 resident in the University of Iowa's International Writing Program, offers some thoughts on her time in Iowa City. Translated from Spanish.

Little Village is an Iowa City–based magazine published and distributed twice a month.