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‘Iveliz Explains It All,’ the Children’s Book Written by a Latina...

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This week, the Puerto Rican author Andrea Beatriz Arango released her debut book, “Iveliz Explains It All,” a children's book that focuses on breaking...

Latina Author, Cecile Pineda, Passes Away at 89

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The literary world lost a great one. Cecile Pineda, an acclaimed Latina author, died on August 11th at the age of 89. The news...

Meet Yasmín Ramírez, Author of ‘¡Ándale, Prieta!’, Who Transformed Her Personal...

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Yasmín Ramírez is a talented and acclaimed Latina author who grew up in El Paso, Texas, on the U.S. Mexico border.  Ramírez is a 2021...

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...

‘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...

Menudo Fever Lives On: Book Telling The Band’s Complete Story Has...

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The new millennium brought with it numerous changes and novelties. From new diets to a generation more concerned about the environment, the technological revolution...

Don’t “Get” Poetry? Change That, This National Poetry Month

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The list is endless: Edgar Allan Poe, William Shakespeare, Robert Frost, Emily Dickinson, Nobel winner Gabriel García Márquez, Isabel Allende, and Pablo Neruda, another...

Two Latinas Make the International Booker Prize Shortlist, in a Powerfully...

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Contrary to what the most pessimistic may expect from a crisis that has most of the world's population confined to their homes, literature is...

Remembering Pura Belpré, New York’s First Latina Librarian, a Proud Puerto...

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A few weeks ago, the Association for Library Services to Children announced this year’s Pura Belpré Awards, naming Carlos Hernandez, the author of Sal...