Celebrated novelist, poet and essayist, Ana Castillo has long been considered one of the Pioneers to materialize from the chicana experience. Her “Mixquiahua Letters” earned the Before Columbia Foundation’s America book award and her work “So far from God” won her the Mountains and Plains Bookseller Ward and the CarlSandahlburg Literary Award in fiction. The recipient of a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts for creative writing, she wrote “Otro Canto,” “Women are not Roses” and “My Father was a Toltec.” Hailed as “one of our finest she got a novelist,” by celebrated Chicano author Rudolfo Anaya, she’s been featured alongside renowned Chicano writers Sandra Cisneros, Julia Alvarez and Denise Chavez.
About The Author
Leonard B. Rodriguez is the President and CEO of the Westside Development Corporation. He is a former White House Advisor to the President of the United States and the 2017 St. Benitia Humanitarian Award Recipient.
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