102 episodes

Tres Cuentos is a bilingual literary podcast dedicated to Latin America's narratives. Each episode is in Spanish and English. The podcast narrates a piece of literature and later reflects on the author, culture, or history behind the story. Our goal is to make our literature accessible.

Tres Cuentos Literary Podcast Carolina Quiroga-Stultz

    • Arts
    • 4.5 • 69 Ratings

Tres Cuentos is a bilingual literary podcast dedicated to Latin America's narratives. Each episode is in Spanish and English. The podcast narrates a piece of literature and later reflects on the author, culture, or history behind the story. Our goal is to make our literature accessible.

    51 - The fallen angel - Amado Nervo -Fantastic Latin America - Mexico

    51 - The fallen angel - Amado Nervo -Fantastic Latin America - Mexico

    An angel falls from the heavens with such bad luck that he gets hurt and ends up needing the piety of a child and his family to recover. What no one anticipates is how much they will become fond of each other. In the comments we present today's narrator Valentina Ortiz and the interview with Matthew David Goodwin editor of Latinx Rising: An Anthology of Latinx Science Fiction and Fantasy.

    • 54 min
    51 - El ángel caído - Amado Nervo - Fantasía Latinoamericana - México

    51 - El ángel caído - Amado Nervo - Fantasía Latinoamericana - México

    Un ángel cae de los cielos con tan mala suerte que se lastima y acaba necesitando de la piedad de un niño y su familia para recuperarse. Lo que nadie anticipa es cuánto se encariñaran el uno con el otro. En los comentarios presentamos la narradora de hoy Melanie Márquez-Adams y la entrevista con el académico Matthew David Goodwin quien editó Latinx Rising: An Anthology of Latinx Science Fiction and Fantasy. 

    • 44 min
    50 - The secret - María Luisa Bombal - Fantastic Latin America - Chile

    50 - The secret - María Luisa Bombal - Fantastic Latin America - Chile

    Is there a place where none can leave a footprint but the starfish? María Luisa Bombal tells us the story of a pirate ship captured by a spiraling whirlpool and dragged to an endless beach, from where no one has come back to tell the story.
     In the comments, we discuss what the sea takes, we present today's voice Sue Kuentz. We conclude with the life of Chilean María Luisa Bombal and narrate the first page of her most famous novel La Amortajada (The Shrouded Woman).

    • 31 min
    50 - Lo secreto - María Luisa Bombal - Fantasía Latinoamericana - Chile

    50 - Lo secreto - María Luisa Bombal - Fantasía Latinoamericana - Chile

    Absorbido por la escalera de un remolino de mar, un barco y su tripulación de piratas son arrastrados a unas playas eternas, a un lugar donde las estrellas de mar son las únicas que dejan huella.
    En los comentarios hablamos sobre la colombiana narradora Carolina Rueda quien leyó el cuento de hoy, y concluimos con la biografía de la chilena María Luisa Bombal y un cuento corto.

    • 31 min
    49 - The specter - Horacio Quiroga - Fantastic Latin America - Uruguay

    49 - The specter - Horacio Quiroga - Fantastic Latin America - Uruguay

    How far will paranoia carry two lovers away? Horacio Quiroga tells the story of a man that before dying, instructs his compadre to take care of his future widow. The survivors fall in love but believe that their union is forbidden. Paranoia will lead them to see the dead friend and husband return to the world of the living through the big screen. 
    In the comments, we talk about the souls that do not rest in peace, today's voice Sam Payne, the literary contest, and the life of the Uruguayan Horacio Quiroga.

    • 59 min
    49 - El espectro - Horacio Quiroga - Fantasía Latinoamericana - Uruguay

    49 - El espectro - Horacio Quiroga - Fantasía Latinoamericana - Uruguay

    ¿Hasta dónde dos enamorados se dejarán llevar por la paranoia? Horacio Quiroga nos cuenta la historia de un hombre que se enamora de la esposa de su mejor amigo. Antes de morir este último le encarga a su compadre que cuide de la futura viuda. Los sobrevivientes enamorados creyendo que su amor es prohibido verán al amigo y esposo muerto regresar al mundo de los vivos a través de la pantalla grande. 
    En los comentarios hablamos de las almas que no descansan en paz, de la voz que leyó el cuento de hoy el cuentista Pedro Mario López, del concurso literario y de la vida del uruguayo Horacio Quiroga.

    • 58 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
69 Ratings

69 Ratings

Bren Jai ,

Such a wonderful podcast!

Tres Cuentos not only shares enchanting and captivating literature pieces from Latin America, but you also get to listen the story of the talented writers who wrote these wonderful pieces. Carolina is a wonderful host and you can feel the love she has for Tres Cuentos in the selection of every writer and literature piece that she features on Tres Cuentos. I highly recommend listening to Tres Cuentos, both in English and Spanish! You won’t regret it! ✨

favy's iphone ,

Uniqueness to the max!

Love this podcast. It’s always good to find material that allows us to learn from other cultures and their beliefs.

Jayne367 ,

Great Podcast!

This podcast is a mix of great storytelling and great historical details. It’s educational and entertaining! The host has a great voice, too!

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