LatinoLit

Book Review and Excerpt: ‘Asylum for Sale: Profit and Protest in the Migration Industry’

What do refugees, asylum seekers, and migrants have to say about their own experiences? 

  • Oct 14, 2021
  • 3:25 PM

Sandra Cisneros Takes Us Back to Her Early Narratives With MARTITA, I REMEMBER YOU

“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.

  • Sep 16, 2021
  • 2:17 PM

Poem: ‘Where Do We Go?’

A poem about Latino angst and belonging in today’s concrete jungles, by the poet B., courtesy of Souletri and MANO magazine

  • Jun 30, 2021
  • 2:57 PM

OPINION: What Just Happened at the Academy Awards?

I’m not willing to say it was a bad night for the Latinx community.

  • Apr 26, 2021
  • 5:13 PM

Latinx Authors Find the Bookshelves Blocked

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.?

  • Apr 5, 2021
  • 5:59 PM

LATINITAS Delivers on New Narratives to Future Generations

A discussion of Latinidad can be complex, but author/illustrator Juliet Menéndez navigates it well.

  • Mar 19, 2021
  • 1:36 PM

Pobrecito Wao: #MeToo and the Code of Silence (OPINION)

It’s difficult to unlearn silence.

  • Mar 17, 2021
  • 11:57 AM

Rooting Out Racism in Children’s Books

The data is disturbing.

  • Jan 4, 2021
  • 4:56 PM

My 21 Best Latinx Books of 2020

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.

  • Dec 23, 2020
  • 10:37 AM

The American Dream Daughter: A Conversation With Author Karla Cornejo Villavicencio (A Latino USA Podcast)

In this episode of Latino USA, Karla Cornejo Villavicencio sits down with Maria Hinojosa to talk about intergenerational wounds and how to begin to heal them.

  • Nov 3, 2020
  • 11:58 AM

Finding Latinx (and the 2020 Election) With Paola Ramos

The latest episode of Latino Rebels Radio.

  • Nov 2, 2020
  • 8:44 AM

Once I Was You: A Conversation With Maria Hinojosa

Earlier this month, Maria published her newest book, and the response has been pretty fantastic.

  • Sep 29, 2020
  • 5:12 PM

For El Paso and Mexicanos (A POEM)

What kind of invasion?

  • Aug 3, 2020
  • 5:57 PM

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Issues Statement on Lack of Diversity in American Publishing

“We appreciate the open conversation and listening, but more importantly, we are awaiting action because we have been here before. We demand change,” CHC Chair Joaquin Castro said in a statement.

  • Jun 12, 2020
  • 1:24 PM

Dead Latinoax Poets Society (A POEM)

How to curate us? How to cure ourselves?

  • May 15, 2020
  • 3:39 PM

#DignidadLiteraria Calls Flatiron Books’ Hiring of Nadxieli Nieto as Editor-at-Large a ‘Solid Step in the Right Direction’

“A solid step in the right direction for Flatiron to fulfill its commitment to increase fiction, nonfiction, and young adult literature from Latinx and BIPOC authors,” a Thursday media release noted.

  • Apr 9, 2020
  • 9:14 PM

#DignidadLiteraria and PRESENTE Respond to 30-Day Follow-Up Meeting With Macmillan USA

#DignidadLiteraria sees clear effort, urges for concrete measurable results.

  • Mar 12, 2020
  • 3:57 PM

Critics of Oprah Book Club Title Put New Novel on Trial

TUCSON, Arizona (AP) — When Oprah Winfrey chose the novel “American Dirt” for her book club, she imagined engaging in an impassioned television dialog about the narrative, which follows a Mexican mother and her son fleeing to the United States.

  • Mar 4, 2020
  • 5:11 PM

Join us for monthly updates!