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Meet Meg Medina, Author of ‘Merci Suarez Can’t Dance’

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Representation matters, especially representation in literature and in books that speak to a new generation of Latinas searching for purpose and longing to be...

‘Woman of Light,’ Kali Fajardo-Anstine’s First Novel Is an Unparalleled Generational...

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After making a name for herself with her first collection of short stories, "Sabrina & Corina," Latina and Native American author Kali Fajardo-Anstine has...

Five Essential Books on Feminism That You Should Read

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"One is not born a woman. One becomes one," wrote existentialist philosopher Simone de Beauvoir in her seminal work on feminism, "The Second Sex."...

Remembering José Martí, the Literary Man Who Started a Revolution

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On April 10, 1892, Cuban intellectual José Martí created the Partido Revolucionario Cubano (PRC). While Martí will always be remembered as a hero and...

4 Books That Deserve a Re-Read Session in 2022

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The end of the year is always a time to look back and see what you did with your time. For me, that includes...

‘La Ciudad De Los Paraguas Rotos,’ a Latina’s Novel About the...

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In 1890, Oscar Wilde published what I think is one of the highest literary works ever written in the English language: “The Picture of...

A Conversation With Naida Saavedra on Literature and the New Latino...

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For Naida Saavedra, writing is a vehicle to connect with the most real and palpable aspects of both bodies and cities. This Venezuelan author,...

I Wrote the Book We All Needed Growing Up Latina

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I wrote “The New Latina” when I realized you couldn’t be what you don’t see. But this is how I arrived at that conclusion.  I...

The Loveliest Books Written By Latinas Coming This Fall

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With fall and the winter months just around the corner, it’s time to stock up on the books we read for the coziest seasons....

Three Books to Understand the Cuban Experience

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The past several days have highlighted people’s indignation with Cuba’s totalitarian regime. Though it is illegal and can incur plenty of negative consequences, Cubans...