The Shortcut
MERY YOLANDA SÁNCHEZ

Summary
A reading promoter is sent to visit libraries of small towns lost amid mangroves and rivers in Colombia’s southwestern coast. This book traces the intimate and brutal marks the government’s negligence has left in bodies and territories.

Data sheet
Category: Novel
ISBN: 978-958-58740-3-9
Publication date: 04/01/2019
Extent: 80 pp.
Format: 13 x 18 cm

Author´s biography

Mery Yolanda Sánchez (El Guamo, 1956). Mery writes poetry and fiction. Among her books are: La ciudad que me habita (1989), Ritual para las noches (1997), Dios sobra, estorba (2006), Gradaciones (2011), and Un día maíz (2010). She directs “Poesía en escena”, a public poetry-performance project, which won the Ministry of Culture’s 1998 National Fellowship.