blackbird spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1



Liliana V. Blum was born in Durango, Mexico, in 1974. She is the author of The Curse of Eve and Other Stories (Host Publications, forthcoming in 2007). In the US, Toshiya Kamei has published translations of Blum’s stories in various literary journals, including Eclectica, Hobart, The Pedestal Magazine, and storySouth. Blum currently lives in Ciudad Madero, Tamaulipas.  blackbird bug


TOSHIYA KAMEI (translator)

Toshiya Kamei, the translator of Liliana V. Blum’s The Curse of Eve and Other Stories and various of her individual stories, including this "A New Faith," is an MFA student in translation at the University of Arkansas.

Kamei's translations of fiction and poetry from Spanish have appeared in such journals as Burnside Review, International Poetry Review, and The Modern Reviewblackbird bug