Alicia Partnoy

Alicia Partnoy (Translator)

Alicia Partnoy

Alicia Partnoy is a survivor from the secret detention camps where about 30,000 Argentineans disappeared. She is the author of The Little School. Tales of Disappearance and Survival, Revenge of the Apple-Venganza de la manzana, and the editor of You Can't Drown the Fire: Latin American Women Writing in Exile.

Partnoy is the Chair of the Modern Languages and Literatures Department at Loyola Marymount University and co-editor of Chicana/Latina Studies:the journal of Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social . Her poetry collection Little Low Flying/Volando bajito will be published by Red Hen Press in 2005. She has just launched Proyecto VOS - Voices of Survivors, an organization that brings survivors of human rights abuses to lecture at colleges in the U.S.

(Photo by Margaret Randall)

Biography at Literatura (Spanish)
The Little School at Cleis Press
Testimony at Desaparecidos
Family Portrait
Proyecto VOS, Voices of Survivors