Destination


Mauricio Ruiz is a writer and journalist who has lived in the US, Belgium, Mexico and Norway. His work has appeared in Words Without Borders, CatapultThe CommonThe RumpusElectric LiteratureJMWWRiver TeethLiteral Magazine, among others. He's been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize and Myriad Editions Competition in the UK, as well as the Fish Short Story Prize in Ireland. He has received fellowships from OMI writers (NY), Société des auteurs (Belgium), Jakob Sande (Norway), Can Serrat (Spain), and the Three Seas' Council (Rhodes). His second book, Silencios al sur, was published in early 2017, and his work has partially been translated into Dutch and French. Mauricio Ruiz can be followed on Twitter and Instagram.

19 June 2020
Dale i Sunnfjord

Discovering the beauty of the West Coast of Norway

Seated on my couch in late May, 2020, reading about the EU’s effort to give citizens the opportunity to travel in safety, I think back to […]
15 June 2020
Uzbekistan

A Night in the Uzbek Desert: Ayaz Kala

My trip started in Khiva. Step 1: Khiva Khiva is one of the pearls of Central Asia – together with Samarkand and Bukhara – due to […]
15 June 2020

New York: 10 not-so obvious places to go to

I moved to New York exactly four years ago. I came back three and a half years ago. That’s 365 days times four. That’s…erm…1460 days. It […]
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