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MY BOOK OF THE DEAD: MEDIA #5 September 25, 2021 – Posted in: recent

“If you’re looking for inspiring and relevant poetry, look no further than My Book Of The Dead ($25) by Ana Castillo. In her latest anthology, the Chicana author touches on everything from Latinx families in camps to the pandemic and the environmental emergency.” –BeLatina

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So what did you accomplish today? July 28, 2021 – Posted in: Blog, recent

Not posting here this summer much–not because I’ve take the summer off or because there isn’t any news. Getting ready to launch my first collection of poetry in many years.  The early reviews are excellent.  Am excited to be able to do a few in person signings, cautiously since we’re far from free of the pandemic.  I am grateful to the team working with me.   For ARCS or review copies for your literary journal or…

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Transactional Chicanx Perspectives on Ana Castillo: a Reader June 19, 2021 – Posted in: recent

The ever widening controversy and heated debates on how to label ourselves in 2021 if we are from countries south of the border or the Spanish-speaking Caribbean, or descended from there, if we have inherited genes that cause us to identify more with the legacy of colonizers or of the colonized and once enslaved, or both depending on the day and circumstance, how we look at gender and sexuality…

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