a.k. afferez. 26. france/usa. they/them, she/her.
wanted to be an astrophysicist, and in a misguided bid to be a productive member of society, decided to become an english major.
queer writer, translator, literary reviewer/editor, freelancer. blogging for ploughshares, working for winter tangerine and tweeting. grad student in american studies, with an abiding interest in literature, arts, and social sciences.
afferez is a pseudonym, gleaned from old family names. the blog title “breve sóis e sono,” meaning brief suns and sleep, is lifted from a poem by ricardo reis.