Some tales have the charm of a scary story told around the camp fire while others cause an in-drawn breath of horror. De Aragon weaves historical fact into the narrative while calling attention to ritual and celebration based on a deep belief in the spiritual, the unexplained and the unknowable.
Ray John de Aragón is a writer who uses careful research and stories to bring life to New Mexico’s deep and wide history, whether he is delving into fiction, writing nonfiction, or creating a melding of the two.
New Mexico in words, color and connections
Q. What do you most want visitors to the show to know about you as a writer?
A. I continually check facts and writing mechanics, and experiment with a variety of ways of composing sentences. I love the revision process. I wanted “to be a writer” since high school and wrote throughout my life; first published four years after retiring.
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