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Melissa Coss Aquino’s New Novel Centers on Latina Sisterhood in the Bronx

Sofía Aguilar
Puerto Rican educator and author Melissa Coss Aquino knows the power of storytelling and the significance centering Latinx culture and characters. Her debut novel, released April 4, Carmen and Grace follows the lives of the book’s titular characters who are more...
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Puerto Rican Poet Elisabet Velasquez’s Debut Novel is Raw and Painfully Real

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Puerto Rican poet Elisabet Velasquez has penned her first novel and it’s a fast-paced roller coaster of a read that will hit home for many. Elisabet is a Brooklyn-born Nuyorican and mom-of-two who writes about what she knows best: her...