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New Reader: Transnational Chicanx Perspectives on Ana Castillo (Univ of Pittsburgh Press) – Posted in: Books, recent

For more than forty years, Chicana author Ana Castillo has produced novels, poems, and critical essays that forge connections between generations; challenge borders around race, gender, and sexuality; and critically engage transnational issues of space, identity, and belonging. Her contributions to Latinx cultural production and to Chicana feminist thought have transcended and contributed to feminist praxis, ethnic literature, and border studies throughout the Americas. 

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Advice for young students who want to write November 20, 2020 – Posted in: Blog

Sharing Perspective: Ana Castillo Uses Autobiographies to Inspire Students The ZOOM program with Diablo Valley Community College in N. California was both a pleasure and an honor.  I appreciate the student writer in the school paper.  It isn’t my custom to correct facts in public interviews.  But when giving advice to aspiring young writers and students in writing classes, it’s important to get my message right.  It’s important but not critical.  Still, today, it’s an…

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Call for new submissions–deadline 7/20! July 13, 2020 – Posted in: Blog

We were energized and happy to receive submissions for the first edition of La Tolteca 2.0. We are now open for new submissions.  Please read GUIDELINES in this blog.  Once you got that down, send to:  ana@anacastillo.net.  Short staffed right now on volunteers we won’t be able to answer queries that are already posted here. Three features in La Tolteca 2.0 at this time: We will be looking for selfies with masks and original photos…

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