Marie Arana was born in Lima, Peru. Author of Cellophane, Lima Nights and the memoir American Chica: Two Worlds, One Childhood, she is currently Writer at Large for The Washington Post and a Senior Advisor to the U.S. Librarian of Congress. Her newest book, Bolívar: American Liberator, a biography about Simón Bolívar, is forthcoming in April 2013. Arana lives in Washington, D.C., and Lima, Peru.
Marie Arana elsewhere on Lannan.orgEduardo Galeano with Marie Arana, (Events)
Marie Arana around the WebMarie Arana's website
Additional Photos of the 15 May 2013 Event on Flickr