What is Magical Realism Exactly? | The Writing Cooperative

When using the term Magical Realism it has become clear that people assume they know what it means and worse, they’re never asking questions is one of several unfortunate outcomes.

My inspiration was taken from a rich tradition of Latin literature. I use Magical Realism as a specific template in the adaptation of mythic storytelling, a means syncretizing with nuance, a spectrum of psychosocial themes from diverse cultural traditions, as a light to shine upon our real lives.

I seek to illuminate, engage, provoke personal and collaborative critical-reflection, analysis, and assessment on who we are in the ecocentric context, our real-world environment.

So, give a serious read of this online published material by Tantra Bensko, a gold-medal-winning psychological suspense novelist, writing Instructor, manuscript editor living in Berkeley.

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