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On Getting Published by Mouthfeel Press: Teresa Dovalpage Interviews Maria Miranda Maloney

“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.”

A Debut That Deserves a Prize: Book Review of When Trying to Return Home

Latinx Books That Make Perfect Holiday Gifts

Meet the Survivor, Creator, and Author: Oriel María Siu

For Brown Girls: Book Review by Elizabeth Garcia

Richie Narvaez is the author of Roachkiller and Other Stories, Hipster Death Rattle, Noiryorican, and Holly Hernandez and the Death of Disco.

2021 Notable Books
by José B. González

Quiara Alegriá Hudes, Isabel Allende, Sheila Maldonado, Urayoan Noel, Kirstin Valdez Quade, Margarita Engle, Brenda Peynado, and Laurie Ann Guerrero ...

The Chicano-Poet-Marine: José B. González Interviews Vincent Cooper

Vincent Cooper talks about identity and his experiences as a Marine and poet in this provocative interview.


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Getting Real and Reality TV: Teresa Dovalpage Interviews Claire Jiménez

Evoking a NY City That No Longer Exists: An Interview With Alex Segura

Todas las lenguas de Muerte en La Habana: Book Review

Cuban Cuisines and Mysteries: Teresa Dovalpage Interviews Raquel V. Reyes

León Salvatierra Interviews David Campos

Creating Magical Encounters: Melanie Márquez Adams

Madurar la pluma: Teresa Dovalpage entrevista a Ana Schein

Interview with Michael Torres by Moncho Alvarado

Jennifer De Leon’s White Space: Book Review by Elizabeth Garcia

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.

Join the Latino Stories Team and Be a Part of Our Literary Revolution
We are looking for new volunteer talent to join our team and help us with our mission of promoting Latinx literature.

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.”

Latinx Author Video
of the Month:

Dan Vera

This month we feature Dan Vera’s poem, “The Borders Are Fluid Within Us.”

On Getting Published by Soho Press:
By Teresa Dovalpage

“We look for stories immersed in culture.”

Top Latino Latinx High School Books

High school students, teachers, and parents, take note.

The Queen of Never Giving Up
by José B. González

“Nobody likes to be called a racist … but you don’t label things as what they are,” says Maria Hinojosa

Interview with Rosebud Ben-Oni
by Moncho Alvarado

“Poetry is a Reflection of the quantum as much as it is the future.”

Interview with Maceo Montoya
By Leon Salvatierra

“A truly great writer is neither a lightning bolt nor an accident….”

Top Latino Latinx
Children’s Books

Perfect for children looking who should see themselves on pages.

Documenting the Silencing
of Latinx Voic
by Dr. Elizabeth Garcia

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.

Interview with Francisco Aragón
by José B. González

Latinx letters champion, and author of the groundbreaking, After Rubén poetry collection.

Best Latino Latinx

From politics to mental health and chisme, these podcasts are good for the mind and soul.

Popular Videos of Latinx Authors

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Latino Boom & Other Resources

Full text of Latino Fiction and a guide for Latino Boom.

U.S. Latino Census Data & Other Info

Data on Latinos in the U.S.

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