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Yasmín Ramírez’s ‘¡Andalé, Prieta!’ Explores Grief, Latinidad and Matriarchy

Sofía Aguilar
Writer Yasmín Ramírez is building community and honoring her mixed roots through a form of storytelling you likely haven’t read before. Hailing from El Paso, Texas, the Mexican American writer and now published author recently released her debut memoir ¡Andalé,...
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How Ariana Godoy’s ‘A Través De Mi Ventana’ Went From Wattpad Novel to Netflix Film

Sofía Aguilar
Venezuelan writer Ariana Godoy is reinventing the publishing and film industries at the same time with a novel that garnered millions of reads. Her critically successful romance-thriller novel A Través De Mi Ventana is one of many novels she’s written on...
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10 Afro-Latina Writers Whose Work You Need to Read

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
We love to celebrate Latinx and Afro-Latinx literature every single day, all year long. Latinxs have long been severely under-represented in the literary world, but in more recent years, many Latinx authors are coming to the forefront. They’re creating stories...
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13 Must-Read Books by Latinx Authors Out in 2021

Pamela Avila
It’s only March and we already have so many books by Latinx authors on our book wish list. From debut novels to new books from the legendary Chilean author Isabel Allende, for example, there’s no shortage of new reads to...
Culture

8 Books by WOC to Read During Women’s History Month

Pamela Avila
Reading books about women who have challenged the status quo, redefined womanhood on their own terms, have challenged mainstream feminism, and ultimately, affected change within their own communities, should be something we all do year-round. But this Women’s History Month,...
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“I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter” Debuts at Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago

Virginia Isaad
I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter is a beloved bestselling novel and now fans can see the story come to life on stage in the world premiere adaptation at the Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago. Adapted by local Latinx playwright Isaac...