www.cmmayo.com An El Paso, Texas native, raised in Northern California, educated at the University of Chicago, sometime resident of Washington DC and long-time resident of Mexico City, C.M. Mayo is a novelist, travel writer, poet, and literary translator, sometime writing workshop leader, and not by happenstance, dangerously enthusiastic book collector. Blogging about all of that, plus pugs and cyberflanerie, Mondays, Wednesdays, and oftentimes more often since 2006.
C.M. MAYO'S BOOKS, PODCASTS AND MORE
Author of The Last Prince of the Mexican Empire (Unbridled Books) a novel based on the true story and named a Library Journal Best Book 2009; Metaphysical Odyssey Into the Mexican Revolution: The Secret Book of Francisco I. Madero, Spiritist Manual, Introduced and Translated (Dancing Chiva); Miraculous Air:Journey of 1,000 Miles through Baja California, the Other Mexico (Milkweed Editions); and Sky Over El Nido (U Georgia Press, Flannery O'Connor Award for short fiction). Mayo is also the editor of the collection of Mexican fiction and literary prose, Mexico: A Traveler's Literary Companion (Whereabouts Press). Host of "Conversations with Other Writers" and "Marfa Mondays" podcast series. For more about these works and C.M. Mayo's other books, excerpts, articles, book reviews, podcasts and more, visit the official webpage at www.cmmayo.com
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The blog for the Marfa Mondays Podcasting Project: Exploring Marfa, Texas & Environs in 24 Podcasts, 2012-2013. All about the podcasts, plus photos, books, videos, and more about Marfa and the Big Bend. This blog and the podcasts are apropos of a work in progress, World Waiting for a Dream: A Turn in Far West Texas.
A once-in-a-while-on-Tuesdays blog to share my (copius) research and other information related to my novel set during the 1860s in Mexico-- that tumultuous period known as the Second Empire or French Intervention.
Finally, after numerous attempts, I tackled the behemoth in 2011. This blog, now closed but ever open for perusal, I kept for myself, for fellow W&P travelers past, present and future, and for my writing workshop students so they can see precisely what I mean by "reading as a writer."
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