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Anayra Santory Jorge

Anayra Santory Jorge led the editorial branch of Para la Naturaleza, a non-profit organization linked to the Puerto Rico Conservation Trust from 2018–20. She has a doctorate in Philosophy and a daughter named Ana. She is a professor at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, where she teaches at the Philosophy Department and the Women and Gender Studies Program. She has been a columnist at the cultural magazine 80 grados since its inception. Her latest book, Convidar (Editorial Educación Emergente, 2020), is a collection of essays written by scholars and activists about life in Puerto Rico under the COVID-19 pandemic.

Waters

Anayra Santory Jorge on water that can’t be seen, water that is always there, and the water that we come out of

Aguas

Para los humanos, cualquier lugar habitable es el principio de una ruta hacia el agua. Como para las demás especies, vivir es amigarla. Hacerla vecina. Cuidarla. Toda lugareña, donde quiera que se encuentre, es también una aguareña; aunque ahora no lo sepa, aunque no conozca por dónde discurre o se arremolina el agua que la sostiene.

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The Brooklyn Rail

NOV 2021

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