Marcela Valdes

Marcela Valdes

Marcela Valdes is a contributing editor at Publishers Weekly and the books editor for the Washington Examiner. In 2000, she co-founded Críticas, a U.S. magazine devoted to the coverage of Spanish-language books, and in 2009 she was awarded a Nieman Fellowship in Arts & Culture Journalism at Harvard University. Her writing appears regularly in The Washington Post and The Nation, among other publications. Last updated July 2017


Alone Among the Ghosts

A look behind Roberto Bolaño’s last novel, 2666, and the author’s relationship to reporter Sergio González Rodríguez, who risked his life to uncover the Juarez murders.


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