In this interview with Héctor “Vale” Rendón, Julia Alvarez talks about her identity and the role it has in her writing, her time in the Dominican Republic, the impact of her family’s stories, her writing process, and much more.
In this episode of Latino USA, Maria Hinojosa sits down with Dominican-American poet Elizabeth Acevedo, the award-winning author of ‘The Poet X,’ to discuss how storytelling became an important part of her life, her identity, and the impact of her success.
HOUSTON — On Friday, April 29, members from a number of Latino civic organizations and other advocates of Latino and ethnic studies will deliver a collection of Mexican-American Studies books to the State Capitol in Austin, Texas, as a message to Texas legislators not to follow other states’ lead in limiting which texts are taught […]
In this episode of Latino USA, author Dahlma Llanos-Figueroapaints us a picture of her childhood in Puerto Rico, finding her own writing voice, and her spiritual mission to tell the stories of the Black Puerto Rican experience.
Sandra Cisneros is one of the most influential Latinx authors of all time, regarded by many as the main reference in Latinx and Chicano literature. She has sold millions of books, and her book, ‘The House of Mango Street,’ is a popular reading in schools and universities across the United States.
Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodríguez’s book is exemplary of the ways in which everyone has the ability to participate in revolutionary acts that drive change, but the real work begins within our communities, our households, and ourselves.
On Tuesday, March 15, Vocal Arts DC presented the world premiere of ‘Migrare Mutare’ by the Venezuelan American composer Reinaldo Moya, with texts by Rossy Evelin Lima.
Xochitl Gonzalez’s debut novel delves into heavy themes like colonialism in Puerto Rico, the gentrification of Brooklyn, and family abandonment—all through the tumultuous lives of a Nuyorican brother and sister with successful careers and their conflicted relationship with their revolutionary mother.
Latino Rebels talks to the venezolana author whose teen romance, which began on the self-publishing site Wattpad, is now a global hit movie with two sequels already greenlit.
En el verano del 2020, en medio de la pandemia por el Covid-19, el periodista Joel Cintrón Arbasetti se mudó a Kensington, Filadelfia. Desde allí, ideó y fundó la editorial independiente Antípoda
“My intent is that new generations of Mexican Americans join with the elder Chicanas and Chicanos to face the next 50 years with a plan, with a commitment to preserving and enhancing la cultura Chicana,” said author Armando Rendón in a statement.
What do refugees, asylum seekers, and migrants have to say about their own experiences?
“When I began the piece, I didn’t realize that that first part was going to be like a letter, a letter that she never sends,” Cisneros tells Latino Rebels.
A poem about Latino angst and belonging in today’s concrete jungles, by the poet B., courtesy of Souletri and MANO magazine
I’m not willing to say it was a bad night for the Latinx community.
MEET LA PRENSA: Eric Garcia on Latinos for Trump, Mexican-American Political Power and His New Book on Autism
As well as some political analysis.
Latinx stories are essential, but without greater diversity in the publishing workforce, how can Latinx words and voices be seen and heard in the U.S.?
A discussion of Latinidad can be complex, but author/illustrator Juliet Menéndez navigates it well.
I found myself struggling to find the words to describe the books below, their impact, their place until recently. It is almost the end of 2020 and I have finally found some words to describe my favorite Latinx books of 2020.