Tamara Tenenbaum

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Tamara Tenenbaum is a writer born and based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In 2018, she was awarded the Premio Ficciones, a prize given by Argentina’s Ministry of Culture to a short story collection by a writer born after Jorge Luis Borges’ death; the book is forthcoming in 2020. She has also written a collection of poems, Reconocimiento de terreno, and a book of essays, El fin del amor. Querer y coger. She has bylines in La Nación and Anfibia, and her work has also been featured in Words Without Borders and the Los Angeles Review of Books. 


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Why I Left My Orthodox Community in Buenos Aires

I spent so much time watching and trying to understand secular women that I never bothered to try to understand the others, the ones who never left.

Sep 26, 2019