Information About Latino Latinx Authors

Argentinian-American Authors

According to the Pew Research Center, 278,000 Latinos of Argentinian descent lived in the U.S in 2017. They are the 14th largest group in the U.S.



Sonia Nazario is the author of Enrique’s Journey, a national bestseller chronicling the journey of a Honduran boy seeking to reunite with his mother in the U.S.



Beatriz Badikian-Gartler was born in Argentina, and has lived in the Chicago area for the last forty years. She has published essays, poems, and stories in The New York Times Travel Section, Third Woman, Diàlogo, Blue Lake Review, After Hours, Make Magazine, Hammers, The Winfield Post, The Journal of Modern Poetry, Short Story, and many other journals, anthologies, and newspapers. Her second full length collection, Mapmaker Revisited: New and Selected Poems, was published in 1999. Her first novel Old Gloves – A 20th Century Saga was published in 2005. Her latest poetry collection is Unveiling the Mind.



Lila Quintero Weaver
was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, but grew up in Alabama. She tells the story of her family’s immigration in Darkroom: A Memoir in Black & White (The University of Alabama Press, 2012). Cuarto oscuro: Recuerdos en blanco y negro is the Spanish edition. She is also the author of My Year in the Middle.