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Photographer Janelle Lynch launches book contemplating Mexico's nature in repose Dean Gallagher

New Yorker Janelle Lynch, at a relatively young age, has garnered international recognition over the last decade for her large-format photographs of urban and rural landscapes in which the human form i... read more

Anthony Wright pens his first Mexico novel: Infernal Drums Carol Wheeler

I first came to Mexico in early 1992, and it was very much a deliberate choice since it is obviously a long way from Australia. Not exactly a run over the border. My plans were to travel around the world for a year and return to Australia. I was determined to write in Mexico because I was interested in the Beats and the fact that William Burroughs wrote Junkie in Mexico City. read more

Writing about writers: Puerto Vallarta and Jenny McGill Marvin West

Jenny McGill, author of Drama and Diplomacy in Sultry Puerto Vallarta
Writing about writers can be a challenge. Most are civil enough. They know you can't do it as well as they do but they are forgiving and generally polite. Writers understand interviews but seem reluctant to part with good lines. I think they think they are saving them for themselves. Not so Jenny McGill. She tells it like it is. read more

First Stop in the New World by David Lida: an interview with the author Dean Gallagher

Mexico City has long exercised a fascination for writers of varying foreign stripes — Graham Greene, Aldous Huxley, Jack Keruoac, D. H. Lawrence, William S. Burroughs, B. Traven; not to mention Latin American writers such as Roberto Bolaño, Carlos Fuentes, Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Alvaro Mutis — and while some of them have stopped here for brief periods and others have made it their home, the erstwhile megalopolis (now 'hypermetropolis') remains an elusive quarry to pin down in words. Its trawling immensity may be a well of inspiration or a veritable Oak Island of futile excavation in search of treasures that refuse to be unearthed.

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Diana Ricci Diana Ricci

  The Photographer Talks About Herself I guess it could be said that I am a Mexico-phile. In my teens in Arden, Delaware I listened excitedly to tales of travel told by a family in the community... read more

Jim Tuck's homepage, biography and published works Jim Tuck

Editor's Note: Jim Tuck died in 2005. Jim approached his Mexico with a particular love of history that was strongly coloured by his political and social beliefs. His articles on the various periods of... read more

Ron Mader's home page Ron Mader

RON MADER'S HOME PAGE ON MEXICO CONNECT   His Bio Ron Mader's work catalyzes communication about environmental conservation and travel. Ron's professional background includes a wide range of... read more

Karen Blue Karen Blue

I feel like the most important of my bio can't be written because it hasn't been lived yet; but, for those of you who want to know who this "Blue" person is, I've encapsulated my life here for you: A... read more

Stan Gotlieb and Diana Ricci in Oaxaca Stan Gotlieb and Diana Ricci

Diana and Stan's Biography Photography by Diana Ricci Stan Gotlieb and Diana Ricci have been together for about six years. This is a story about their time together. The picture at the r... read more
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