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12 LGBTQIA+ Latinx Authors Amplifying Queer Stories Through Their Work

Sofía Aguilar
While we should be reading LGBTQIA+ authors and Latinx authors throughout the year, it’s always special to read stories written by writers who are both LGBTQIA+ and Latinx during Pride Month. Especially because large corporations rainbow-ify their logos to sell...
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15 Must-Read Poetry Collections by Latinas in Honor of National Poetry Month

Sofía Aguilar
April marks an important month for poetry lovers, readers, and writers—National Poetry Month! The month-long celebration was originally created by the Academy of American Poets to recognize the importance of poets in our culture and everyday lives. It has been...
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How Censorship & Book Banning Affect the Latinx Community in 2022

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
It’s 2022 and book banning and censorship may seem like a thing of the past. We live in a progressive, modern society, no? Well, not really. As was evidenced during the 2020 election cycle, there are pockets of society throughout the...
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10 Empowering Latina Characters in Literature You Need to Know

Sofía Aguilar
Today March 8, otherwise known as International Women’s Day, is a day during Women’s History Month for all of us to celebrate the achievements of women throughout history and current female change-makers all over the world. But growing up, we...
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11 Must-Read Books by Latinas in Honor of Women’s History Month

Sofía Aguilar
For many of us, March isn’t just another month but the celebration of Women’s History Month! While we should be uplifting the history, accomplishments, and contributions of women every day, it’s important that women—especially Latinas—take center stage in a world...
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12 Latinx Picture Books Coming Out in 2022 Your Kids Will Love

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
It’s shaping up to be quite an exciting year for Latinx authors and Latinx literature. We were thrilled to discover that there are so many Latinx children’s books are coming out in 2022. There are multiple titles by Latinx authors...
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10 Latinx Romance Authors to Keep on Your Radar

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Ahh, love is the air! Well, at least it is in the books by some of our favorite Latinx romance novelists. Whether you’re single or coupled up, there’s nothing like a good sappy, sexy romance novel to help you escape...
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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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Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Pens Children’s Book Inspired by Her Mother

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
The ever-inspiring Supreme Court Justice, Sonia Sotomayor, just released her fourth children’s book  earlier this week, Just Help! How to Build a Better World, inspired by her beloved mom. Sonia credits her with instilling an attitude of positivity and optimism in...