The story about my two abortions and the vasectomy I had back in February.
Ghost stories were my first love, but these days I mostly entertain myself with crime documentaries, and so it was only natural that the six-part audio series ‘The Fifth World,’ produced by Chicago Latino theater company Teatro Vista, hooked me from the first episode.
Grande’s brilliant novel adds another voice to the chorus of songs and stories of the San Patricios, reminding us that we can come together with others against oppression and marginalization, that we can share with them in unity, love, and victory
For author Grisel Yolanda Acosta, as an Afro-Latina in the U.S., she has always embodied this idea of punk: that which doesn’t conform to the strictures and norms dictated by American society, nor to those expectations of what it means to be Latinx and Black.
Panamanian American author Cristina Henríquez’s novel tackles immigration issues that still have valence today, but complicates the stereotypical narrative of Mexican immigrants crossing into the U.S. illegally that often dominates Latinx immigration stories in popular media.
It is from a germinal line about silencing those who resist stereotypes and restrictions placed on identity that Black Honduran author and founder of the Bronx is Reading, Saraciea J. Fennell, builds this remarkable anthology.
John Murillo’s ‘Kontemporary Amerikan Poetry’ does what all great poetry should: it cuts into our lives, infiltrates all the spaces of our thinking.
‘Postcolonial Love Poem’ is a stark reminder, a much-needed one, of the struggles Indigenous folks are still grappling with.