Dominican authors


Lorraine Avila’s Debut Novel Explores Brujería, Afro-Latina Girlhood, & Community

Sofía Aguilar
Afro-Latinx stories remain underrepresented and underappreciated in the Latinx community, the publishing industry, and beyond. Bronx-based Afro-Dominican writer Lorraine Avila might know this better than many. Not only is she unafraid to call out anti-Blackness in Latinidad, but also to place...
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Barbie Launches New Celia Cruz and Julia Alvarez Dolls

Virginia Isaad
In recent years Barbie has been working on diverse representation including launching dolls of Latin icons like Frida Kahlo and Selena. Today, in honor of the first day of Hispanic Heritage Month, Barbie unveiled Celia Cruz and Julia Alvarez dolls...