Litro #165: Breaking Borders | Border Triptych

The sun shakes me a little, quite agreeably. It’s then that I feel an indescribable urge to head to the seafront, to breathe in the Pacific, that smell of early autumn sea where the breeze and the soft drizzle blend into one, an urge to eat ceviche, to cycle around and look out at the ocean.
Claudia Salazar Jiménez is one of the most recognized Peruvian writers of her generation. Her debut novel "Blood of the Dawn" was awarded the Las Americas Narrative Prize of Novel in 2014. Her most recent publications are the collection of short stories "Coordenadas Temporales" (2016) and the historic novel for young adults "1814: año de la independencia" (2017). She is currently based in New York City.