“This volume provides great insight, not only into Octavio Paz’s vision of the world, but also, happily, into that of Melinda Camber Porter.”
— Laura Vidler, Chair Department of Spanish University of South Dakota
“As a reader it is a delight to follow Octavio Paz and Melinda Camber Porters’ thoughts, to ride the wave that carries us to the shore of language.”
— Scott Chaskey, Poet - Farmer
“I found the entire Octavio Paz interview with Melinda Camber Porter so interesting. They are both such intellectuals! And yet they don't act that way, when they talk they are very unpretentious. I loved reading Octavio Paz thoughts on Central and Latin America.”
— Kathleen Keane, Writer and Editor
"Enhanced with informed and informative Forewords by Laura Vidler and farmer poet Scott Chasky. "Melinda Camber Porter in Conversation with Octavio Paz, Cuernavaca, Mexico 1983" is unique, illuminating, instructive, and descriptively revealing—unreservedly recommended for both college and academic library collections 20th Century Literary Studies collections in general, and Octavio Paz supplemental studies reading lists in particular.
— Julie Summers, Reviewer, Midwest Book Review July 2017