Author: Victoria Mallorga Hernandez

Victoria Mallorga Hernandez

Born and raised in Lima, Victoria Mallorga Hernandez graduated from Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru with a degree in Hispanic Literature and a love for queer genre-bending books. She is currently pursuing a Publishing and Writing MA at Emerson College, and works as chief coordinator in Literature of the multidisciplinary art fair ANTIFIL. Formerly an intern at Writers House and associate editor at Palette Poetry, her love for books and film is her motor y motivo. Her poetry has appeared in Revista Lucerna, Plastico, perhappened, Anti-Heroin Chic, Kissing Dynamite, and Thin Air, among other magazines in Spanish and English. In her free time, she writes poetry, eats cheesecake, and takes a lot of long walks by the river.

Articles Written by Victoria Mallorga Hernandez:

“Fuck the World!” and the Queer Anger of “The Living End”

As Jack Kerouac prophesied in “On the Road,” the cult classic American road trip book, “The Living End,” directed by Gregg Araki in 1992, starts with one of those characters, one of the mad ones, those that “burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars.” Introduced to the tune… Read more »

25 Years Since Baz Luhrmann’s Camp Rendition of Shakespeare

Baz Luhrmann’s iconic re-imagining of the classic Shakespearean tragedy celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. As the several anniversary screenings throughout this year demonstrate, “Romeo + Juliet” (1996) has not lost any of its appeal in the years since its release. Initially labeled as a “very bad idea,” and panned by critics as a try-hard… Read more »

Graphic for BLAA screening at Coolidge Corner Theatre that shows tick stubs with the date information

Boston LGBTQIA Arts Alliance Hosts Queer Time-Based Screening

Boston LGBTQIA Artists Alliance (BLAA) has teamed up with the Coolidge Corner Theatre to present a screening of queer time-based media this year. As a volunteer-run organization, BLAA has aimed to elevate the visibility of queer artists in the Boston area since its foundation 12 years ago. They have organized screenings, expositions, and open calls… Read more »