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Nicaraguan-American Authors Making Strides in the Literary World

According to the Pew Research Center, Latinx who identify as Nicaraguans are the 12th largest Latinx group in the U.S. and total 464,000. Despite their relatively small numbers, they have succeeded in literary endeavors. Francisco Aragón is the author of the poetry collections, After Rubén, Puerta del Sol (Bilingual Press) and Glow of Our Sweat (Scapegoat Press). He is …

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Guatemalan-American Authors Who Have Stormed Into the Literary World

According to the Pew Research Center, 1.4 million Latinos of Guatemalan descent lived in the U.S in 2017. They are the 6th largest group in the U.S. This list is full of Guatemalan-American authors who have enjoyed tremendous success. Rebecca Balcárcel authored The Other Half of Happy, a Pura Belpré Honor Book and ALSC Notable …

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Honduran-American Authors Getting Great Reviews in the U.S.

According to the Pew Center, 940,000 Latinos of Honduran origin lived in the U.S. in 2017. They are the 8th largest Latino group. Despite their relatively small population size, they have made a great imprint in U.S. literature. Sheila Maldonado is the author of one-bedroom solo (Fly by Night Press/A Gathering of the Tribes, 2011), her debut …

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Salvadoran-American Authors Who Have Been Trailblazers in U.S. Literature

According to the Pew Research Center, Salvadorans are the 3rd largest Latino group in the U.S, totaling 2.3 million in 2017. The authors have trail-blazed paths in the literary world, capturing major awards and critical acclaim along the way. Jose B. Gonzalez is the author of the International Latino Book Award Finalists, Toys Made of …