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“I look for books in conversation with the current socio-political climate, including books with themes of identity, constructed borders, or what Gloria defines as Nepantla–living in-between …. I realize language is fluid and ever-changing. I love to see language used in elevated, artful ways, respectful of our current social climate. Mostly, I look for books where authenticity is felt. We accept fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. We are working to publish books in translation, too.”
See who made the 2023 list of talented debut authors. We were the first to give you a top 10 list!
Silvia Moreno Garcia’s “seventh novel is a masterful historical noir story that delivers mystery, romance, and plenty of vintage tunes.”
Richie Narvaez is the author of Roachkiller and Other Stories, Hipster Death Rattle, Noiryorican, and Holly Hernandez and the Death of Disco.
Quiara Alegriá Hudes, Isabel Allende, Sheila Maldonado, Urayoan Noel, Kirstin Valdez Quade, Margarita Engle, Brenda Peynado, and Laurie Ann Guerrero ...
Vincent Cooper talks about identity and his experiences as a Marine and poet in this provocative interview.
Interview with Michael Torres by Moncho Alvarado
A Press for Underrepresented LGBTQ Writers: Teresa Dovalpage Interviews Michael Nava. “The most important quality for me is that the book tells a story. By that I mean, it has characters and a plot that interact and that the story is dynamic with a beginning, middle and resolution.”
The Puerto Rican We Should All Know: Pedro Albizu Campos. “If you teach Latinx Studies or any sort of American studies, you need to know this name. More than that, your students need to know it. Pedro Albizu Campos is one of the most famous and most influential Puerto Rican figures in the history of the island, yet he is also one of the least known and least studied individuals in the U.S.“
Book Review: Havana Breathes, Swears, and Cries: Book Review of Dariel Suárez’s The Playwright’s House
“With a plot that blends family stories and national history, this is a beautifully layered book that shows Cuba through the eyes of a native.“
On Celebrating Natalie Diaz’s Pulitzer Success and Remembering the Pulitzer’s History of Failure
By ignoring Latinx poets, Pulitzer Prize Boards have repeatedly sent a pathetic message about Latinx poets as writers and as Americans.
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“Across the Bay is not your typical coming of age story. It’s a book that will have you falling in love with the people and places on the island.”
This month we feature Dan Vera’s poem, “The Borders Are Fluid Within Us.”
“We look for stories immersed in culture.”
High school students, teachers, and parents, take note.
“Nobody likes to be called a racist … but you don’t label things as what they are,” says Maria Hinojosa
“Poetry is a Reflection of the quantum as much as it is the future.”
“A truly great writer is neither a lightning bolt nor an accident….”
Perfect for children looking who should see themselves on pages.
“Writers of color have always used their literary talents to tell the stories of those that have been silenced in our historical narratives, and this moment is no different.“
Latinx letters champion, and author of the groundbreaking, After Rubén poetry collection.
From politics to mental health and chisme, these podcasts are good for the mind and soul.
Latinx authors reading, delivering speeches, …
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Matt De La Peña, Rebecca Balcárcel, Angela Cervantes, ….
Julia Alvarez, Hector Tobar, Alberto Rios, …
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