The Other Side: Stories of Central American Teen Refugees Who Dream of Crossing the Border
September 10, 2019
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About the Author
Juan Pablo Villalobos was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, in 1973. He studied marketing and Spanish literature. He has researched such diverse topics as the influence of the avant-garde on the work of César Aira and the flexibility of pipelines for electrical installations. He is the author of books including Down the Rabbit Hole and Quesadillas. He lives in Barcelona, Spain.
Adriana Sananes was a leading actress at New York's Repertorio Espanol for ten years, performing works from the golden age of Spain to Lorca to contemporary theatre. Her awards while there include a Theatre Fellowship Grant from The Princess Grace Foundation, Best Actress, XIII Chamizal International Festival, El Paso, in The Trickster of Seville and ACE award for Eduardo Machado's Revoltillo. More recently she was seen in Sophia Romma's "Cabaret Emigre" at Theatre Row, and in Carmen Rivera's "The Fall of Trujillo" at Teatro Círculo, winning a Best Actress award from ATI, The Independent Theatre Artists Organization. Adriana is a voice over artist and narrator and has recorded over 100 audiobooks, including the Spanish version of Pulitzer Prize winner Enrique's Journey, for which she won an Audie, Una Palabra Tuya, (AudioFile Magazine Earphones Award), and the Spanish tracks for the Grammy nominated Brown Bear Series by Eric Carle. She narrated the documentary Children of Fate, winner of the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance and nominated for an Academy Award.
Tim Andreas Pabon is an actor and a voice actor, who has been seen on House of Cards and The Wire. As a stage actor, he has worked Off-Broadway, and his regional credits include Center Stage, The Shakespeare Theatre, The Hippodrome, and GALA Hispanic Theatre, among others. Both a Spanish and English audiobook narrator, he has narrated over sixty books, one of which was nominated for a 2015 SOVAS award. He is from Washington, D.C.