Carmen Rodríguez

Photo: Josema Zamorano

 

Publications

 

Literary Publications

Retribution Retribution in Norway
  • Retribution
    Women's Press Literary (an imprint of Three O'Clock Press), Toronto, 2011.

    International Latino Book Awards, 2nd Place, Best Popular Novel Category

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    Retribution is awarded Second Place in the Best Popular Novel Category at the 2012 International Latino Book Awards in NYC.

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    Synopsis

    When Tania, a thirty-six year old Vancouver artist receives a letter suggesting that her biological father may not be the man she has always known as such, her world turns upside down. As she struggles to understand the implications of this news and delves into her family's complex past, Tania discovers the ultimate retribution that her life represents.

    Narrated by Tania's mother, Sol, and her grandmother, Soledad, Retribution spans over seventy years in the life of the Martínez family, from their daily existence before the 1973 military coup, to the horror that ensued; to their flight to Canada as political refugees, and back to Chile again, as Sol joins the underground resistance movement to the dictatorship and later on looks for the remains of her disappeared husband.

    Uplifting, forceful and unflinching, Retribution evocatively charts a family's journey of struggle and survival from on home to the next as it pays tribute to the fortitude of mother-daughter-granddaughter relationships, and celebrates the triumph of beauty and dignity over darkness and horror.

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  • body to remember cuerpo de entero

    and a body to remember with
    Arsenal Pulp Press, Vancouver, 1997.

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    Finalist, Vancouver Book Awards, 1998.



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  • De cuerpo entero, Editorial Los Andes, Santiago, 1997.

    Mención del Premio Municipal de Literatura, Santiago, 1998.

guerra prolongada
  • Borealis – Antología Literaria de El Dorado. Edited by Luciano Díaz and Jorge Etcheverry. Verbum Veritas/La cita trunca, Ottawa, 2011.
  • La voz y la memoria – Antología de la poesía chilena en Canadá. Edited by Luis A. Torres and Luciano Díaz. RIL Editores, Santiago, 2009.
  • Las imposturas de Eros – Cuentos de amor en la postmodernidad. Edited by Luis Molina-Lora and Julio Torres-Recinos. Editorial Lugar Común, Ottawa, 2009.
  • Retrato de una nube – Primera antología del cuento hispano en Canadá. Edited by Luis Molina-Lora and Julio Torres-Recinos. Editorial Lugar Común, Ottawa, 2008.
  • Ruptures, Continuities and Re-Learning the Political Participation of Latin Americans in Canada. Edited by Jorge Ginieniewicz and Daniel Schugurensky. Transformative Learning Centre and Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto, 2006.
  • Boreal. Edited by Luciano Díaz and Jorge Etcheverry. Verbum Veritas/La Cita Trunca, Ottawa, 2002.
  • Poetas sin fronteras. Edited by Ramiro Lagos. Editorial Verbum, Madrid, 2000.
  • Sweet Secret: Menstruation Stories. Edited by Kathleen O'Grady and Paula Wansbrough. The Other Press, Toronto, 1997.
  • The Other Woman: Writings by Women of Colour in Contemporary Canadian Literature. Edited by Makeda Silvera. Sister Vision, Toronto, 1994.
  • Colour.An Issue. Edited by Roy Miki and Fred Wah. West Coast Line, Burnaby, 1994.
  • Antología de la poesía femenina latinoamericana en el Canadá. El Unicornio Verde, Montreal, 1992.
  • "Writing and Activism". Taking Risks: Feminist Activism and Research in the Americas, edited by Julie Shayne, SUNY Press, New York, July, 2014.
  • "Reverse Angle: Latin American Cinema in the Eyes of the World", Vancouver Latin American Film Festival Catalogue, Vancouver, 2008.
  • "Patricio Guzmán's Salvador Allende: Remembering the Past, Imagining the Future", DOXA Documentary Film Festival Catalogue, Vancouver, 2005.
  • "A Memory of Paine", New Internationalist (Canada, USA, Australia, New Zealand), December 2005.
  • "I Believe in Reincarnation: On Issues of Translation and Bilingual Writing", Prism International (Vancouver), Fall, 2002.
  • "Trasiego", Journey (Surrey), Fall, 2002.
  • "Remembering the Future", New Internationalist (Canada, USA, Australia, New Zealand), November, 2000.
  • "Breaking Stereotypes - The Cultural Work of Latinas in Canada", Briarpatch (Regina), March, 1996.
  • "I Live in a Language that's not Mine", The Other Woman: Writings by Women of Colour in Contemporary Canadian Literature. Edited by Makeda Silvera. Sister Vision, Toronto, 1994.
  • "Going Home: Reflections on Issues of Colour, Culture, Gender and Exile", Colour.An Issue. Edited by Roy Miki and Fred Wah, West Coast Line, Burnaby, 1994.

Educational Publications

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