C.M. Mayo's Podcast (Marfa Mondays & More)
Mainly Mexico, Sometimes Texas & Well Yonder. And Creative Writing. And Conversations with Other Writers.
M.M. McAllen: A Conversation About "Maximilian and Carlota: Europe's Last Empire in Mexico"
January 04, 2016 11:38 PM PST
As part of the occasional series "Conversations with Other Writers," C.M. Mayo talks with historian M.M. McAllen about her book, Maximilian and Carlota: Europe's Last Empire in Mexico. Recorded in the Twig Bookstore in San Antonio, Texas, October 2015. Visit McAllen's website at www.mmmcallen.com
C.M. Mayo is the author of several books on Mexico including the novel The Last Prince of the Mexican Empire, which was named a Library Journal Best Book of 2009. Her website is www.cmmayo.com
>> The transcript of this interview will be available shortly.C.M. Mayo Reads Agustín Cadena's "Café San Martín," ALTA 2015
December 14, 2015 10:20 AM PST
For the American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) annual conference in Tucson, Arizona, at the Café Latino bilingual reading series at the Café Passé, C.M. Mayo reads "Café San Martin" by Mexican poet Agustín Cadena, together with her translation into English. This poem originally appeared in Cadena's collection Caceria de brujas, and the translation in Sarah Cortez's anthology, Goodbye Mexico. The MC is Alexis Levitin. Recorded on October 30, 2015.
November 08, 2015 01:57 AM PST
An interview with Raymond Caballero, author of Lynching Pascual Orozco: Mexican Revolutionary Hero and Paradox.
October 02, 2015 09:17 PM PDT
An excerpt from C.M. Mayo's translation of Francisco I. Madero's Spiritist Manual, originally published in 1911 as Manual espírita. Madero was the leader of Mexico's 1910 Revolution and President of Mexico from 1911-1913.
September 08, 2015 11:35 AM PDT
An interview with Israel Campos, award-winning pitmaster and owner of Pody's BBQ. Recorded in June 2015.
> C.M. Mayo's home page (books, articles, and more)
Smokestack Lightning by Lolis Eric Elie
Legends of Texas Barbecue Cookbook by Robb WalshExtracto de Odisea metafísica hacia la Revolución Mexicana
July 27, 2015 12:45 PM PDT
C.M. Mayo lee un extracto del primer capítulo de su libro, Odisea metafísica hacia la Revolcuión Mexicana, Francisco I. Madero y su libro secreto, Manual espírita, Traducción de Agustín Cadena (Literal Publishing, 2014). Mayor información sobre este libro en la página web www.cmmayo.comMarfa Mondays 18: Lisa Fernandes, Barrel Racer at the Pecos Rodeo
July 23, 2015 12:44 PM PDT
An interview with barrel racer Lisa Fernandes, recorded at the Pecos Rodeo, June 2015.
May 22, 2015 06:47 PM PDT
Para el programa de radio "Historia en vivo" de Radio Ciudada IMER en la Ciudad de México, la Maestra Bertha Hernández entrevista a C.M. Mayo sobre su nuevo libro, Odisea metafísica hacia la Revolución Mexicana, Francisco I. Madero y su libro secreto, Manual espírita.
> Escuchar un podcast en inglés, la presentación del libro en inglés, Metaphysical Odyssey into the Mexican Revolution, en la Universidad de California San DiegoMarfa Mondays 17: Lonn Taylor in Fort Davis
April 30, 2015 12:46 AM PDT
An interview with historian Lonn Taylor, the "Rambling Boy" columnist for the Big Bend Sentinel, and author of several books, most recently, Texas People, Texas Places. Recorded in Fort Davis in March 2015.
> C.M. Mayo's home page (books, articles, and more)C.M. Mayo at the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, UCSD: Metaphysical Odyssey into the Mexican Revolution: Francisco I. Madero and His Secret Book
February 05, 2015 10:50 AM PST
Recorded January 29, 2015 in La Jolla, CA, at the University of California San Diego Center for US-Mexican Studies: C.M. Mayo discusses her new book, Metaphysical Odyssey into the Mexican Revolution: Francisco I. Madero and His Secret Book, Spiritist Manual.
+ Yolia Tortolero Cervantes' El espiritismo seduce a Francisco I. Madero
+ Dr. Arnold-Krumm-Heller (Madero's doctor, a German intelligence officer, artillery expert and author of numerous esoteric works)
+ Dr. Peebles
+ Luis Alberto Urrea's novel The Hummingbird's Daughter (about the healer Teresa de Cabora)
+ Victoriano Huerta (link to PBS documentary biography)
+ A Note on the 1924 Barcelona edition of Madero's Manual espírita ("The Secret Life of a Secret Book")
+ Resources for Researchers page on the home website for Metaphysical Odyssey into the Mexican Revolution
Award-winning travel writer and novelist C.M. Mayo hosts several podcast series here: "Conversations with Other Writers"; "Marfa Mondays: Exploring Marfa, Texas & Environs in 24 Podcasts 2012-2013"; "Podcasts for Writers," and more.
C.M. Mayo: award-winning literary journalist and novelist, host of the MARFA MONDAYS PODCASTING PROJECT and CONVERSATIONS WITH OTHER WRITERS www.cmmayo.com C.M. Mayo is the author of METAPHYSICAL ODYSSEY INTO THE MEXICAN REVOLUTION: FRANCISCO I. MADERO AND HIS SECRET BOOK, SPIRITIST MANUAL (Dancing Chiva); THE LAST PRINCE OF THE MEXICAN EMPIRE(Unbridled Books), an historical novel based on the true story and named one of Library Journal's Best Books of 2009; the widely-lauded travel memoir, MIRACULOUS AIR: Journey of a Thousand Miles through Baja California, the Other Mexico (Milkweed Editions) and SKY OVER EL NIDO (U Georgia Press), which won the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction. A long-time resident of Mexico City and an avid translator of Mexican poetry and fiction, she is also the editor of an anthology of Mexican writing, MEXICO: A TRAVELER'S LITERARY COMPANION, which Mexican poet and critic David Huerta has called "one of the outstanding contemporary works on this country." Find out more about her many books and more at www.cmmayo.com
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