Culture Literature

Dead Girls: gender violence and the radical imagination for Book Week Scotland

CW: Gender-based violence As Carolina Orloff, co-founder of Edinburgh-based Charco Press, softly reads the epilogue to Selva Almada’s Chicas muertas (‘Dead Girls’), the effect is piercing. Though panels such as this have had to migrate to the virtual sphere and audiences are quite literally muted, the silence that accompanies Almada’s devastating list of only a […]