Ten Latina Authored Books For Summer

Ten Latina Authored Books For Summer

June 26, 2012

By Kalyn Belsha, Voxxi Now that spring is officially behind us, you’re probably on the hunt for some beach reads that are not Fifty Shades of Grey. Luckily, Latino Literacy Now just named its […]

Book Review: “Emplumada” By Lorna Dee Cervantes

June 21, 2012

Reviewed by Thelma T. Reyna, Ph.D., Latinopia Lorna Dee Cervantes (b. 1954) is a California native of Mexican-American and Native-American heritage. Her impact on Chicana poetry prior to and since […]

Book Review: “Barrio Boy” By Ernesto Galarza

June 7, 2012

Reviewed by Luis R. Torres, Latinopia A Second Look at a Classic of Chicano Literature Some weeks back Jesús Treviño, the captain of the Latinopia ship, and I agreed to […]

UPDATE: Carlos Fuentes Has Died

May 17, 2012

From the textmex obsessed imagination of William A. Nericcio I am just processing the news that one of my dearest mentors, the great Mexican author and public intellectual Carlos Fuentes, has passed […]

Fuentes On Immigration: Where Are Your Workers Coming From?


By Victor Landa, NewsTaco I’m interested in Carlos Fuentes’ political side. There is a fine line, somewhere, that signals the place where you’ve gone too far. I don’t want to […]

Carlos Fuentes – Old Soldiers Never Die

May 16, 2012

By D. C. Basset, Voxxi General Douglas MacArthur said in his farewell speech in 1951 that old soldiers never die; they just fade away. It is the same with writers and […]

Bien Hecho: Carmen Tafolla Is San Antonio’s First Poet Laureate

April 24, 2012

Earlier this month, the city of San Antonio, Texas inaugurated its first Poet Laureate, UTSA scholar Dr. Carmen Tafolla. Tafolla, currently the university’s writer-in-residence for Children’s, Youth, and Transformative Literature was […]