Thanks to DoppelHouse friend and digital journalist Dennis Nishi, we have this video of author Hagar Peeters reading the opening salvo for her novel Malva as well as a Neruda… Read more Hagar Peeters Reading at Neruda Poetry Night →
For those of you in the Bay Area, discover the massive ten-day literary festival and a stop on Hagar Peeters’ fall tour! Coffee shops, bookstores, gardens, and museums across San… Read more DoppelHouse and LitQuake 2019! →
Join us for “Feminist Poetics and Revisionist Histories” from 8–10pm, October 12 with Hagar Peeters at Beyond Baroque in Venice, CA. Peeters will be in conversation with Verónica Cortínez, UCLA… Read more Beyond Baroque Welcomes Hagar Peeters →
A bilingual (English/Spanish) poetry reading organized and hosted by Keith Martin with Hagar Peeters (author of Malva), Mariano Zaro, Francisco Escamilla (Busstop Prophet), Mandy Kahn, and Luivette Resto. This event will focus on… Read more Neruda Poetry Night in Pasadena →
The writing is lyrical, sensuous, animated by Latin passion and flights of the imagination. […] This style sets Malva apart.
We are honored that Malva, by Hagar Peeters and translated by Vivien D. Glass, made World Literature Today‘s 75 Notable Translations of 2018! “Translation across borders embodies resistance. [This list honors]… Read more Top translations distinction for Malva in World Literature Today →
“As Malva reclaims her father’s pen to tell her story of abandonment, the novel probes the question of how to make sense of Neruda’s political outspokenness in light of his silence on the subject of his own mute daughter, revisiting his poetry to find where Malva might fit among all the omissions.”
“Malva is a hypnotically poetic novel, in Peeters’s original Dutch as much as in the translation by Vivien Glass. The afterlife has granted the disabled eight-year-old Malva Marina a precociously eloquent kind of wisdom and a wicked sense of humor.”