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La Tolteca 2.0 #4 Aug.21, 2020 August 21, 2020 – Posted in: Blog, recent

Issue #4, August 21, 2020 Welcome to our fourth issue.  Featured here are Chi-Town creatives!  So much is happening in Chicago this summer.  We send our love & hope for continued strength to that American of American cities. Included in this issue we introduce Creative Guadalupe Chairez. Also included poets Marcelo Castillo, Mary K. Hawley and Mike Puican, Academic and Curandera Laura de los Santos, and Writer Sandra Jackson-Opoku   We are celebrating life in…

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Nat’l Poetry Month: ‘These Times’ April 2, 2020 – Posted in: Blog

In recognition of National Poetry here is a poem I written in 2018 in commemoration of the first African American woman president at my alma mater in Chicago, NEIU.  I had the distinct honor to read it at her inauguration ceremony.  Enjoy! These Times   I   In these times, you and I share, amidst the air you and I breathe, inspiration we take from day to day thriving, opposition we meet, the sacred conch…

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Spain residence, Spring, 2020 December 1, 2019 – Posted in: Blog, recent

  I will be in Spain this year accepting a residency.It will be brief and near Madrid.  If you teach my work or on a related theme (Feminist Studies, gender, Latin/Latino lit, Chicana, Xicanx, etc.) in Spain and would like to contact me when I am in the country, email please at ana@anacastillo.net. Será breve y cerca de Madrid.  Si a caso eres profesor y trabajas con los temas de mis libros y quieres comunicarte…

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