Latino Book Review Presents Estela González
Latino Book Review Presents
by Latino Book Review
3M ago
Estela González is a binational and bilingual immigrant writer. She is a Latina who writes about the environment, class, and gender. She is a 2019 finalist in the Louise Meriwether Prize by Feminist Press. She is also a university professor who teaches creative writing at Middlebury College in Vermont. In this interview with Héctor Rendón, Estela shares about her life, the themes within her book, the universal problem of racism and colorism, and much more. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/latino-book-review/support ..read more
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Latino Book Review Presents Meg Medina
Latino Book Review Presents
by Latino Book Review
1y ago
Meg Medina is a multifaceted author. She writes picture books, middle-grade stories and young adult fiction. In 2019, she won the prestigious John Newbery Medal, and she has won a long list of other awards. She is a New York Times Best Selling Author. In this interview with Héctor Rendón, Meg shares about her family and background, her literary journey, the themes in her books and much more. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/latino-book-review/support ..read more
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Latino Book Review Presents Angela Cervantes
Latino Book Review Presents
by Latino Book Review
1y ago
Angela Cervantes is one of the most prolific children's authors of our time. She writes books for middle school children, and she started writing her stories at the age of nine. Her stories focus on Latina main characters, and they have been praised everywhere. In this interview with Héctor Rendón, Angela speaks about the origin of her love for reading and writing, cultural visibility in literature, diversity, and much more.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/latino-book-review/support ..read more
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Latino Book Review Presents Sandra Cisneros
Latino Book Review Presents
by Latino Book Review
1y ago
Sandra Cisneros is one of the most influential Latinx authors of all time. She is regarded by many as the main reference in Latinx and Chicano literature. She has sold millions of books, and her work has been translated all over the world. Her book, The House of Mango Street, is a popular reading in schools and universities across the United States. In this interview with Héctor Rendón, Sandra Cisneros talks about her new book titled Martita, I Remember You, her life's physical and spiritual journey, her literary perspectives, and much more. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/latino-b ..read more
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Latino Book Review Presents Tony Diaz
Latino Book Review Presents
by Latino Book Review
1y ago
Tony Diaz is a writer, activist and professor. He was the first Chicano to earn a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Houston Creative Writing Program. He is also a political analyst with his own radio show, and his work has been published by multiple national media outlets. He is the founder of Nuestra Palabra: Latino Writers Having Their Say, which encourages cultural change within Latinx communities. In this interview, Tony talks about the Librotraficante "Book Trafficking" movement, the activism he is part of, his literary work and much more. --- Support this podcast: https://a ..read more
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Latino Book Review Presents Christopher Carmona
Latino Book Review Presents
by Latino Book Review
1y ago
Christopher Carmona is the interim director of Mexican American Studies at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and an author of poetry and fiction. He is the author of the saga El Rinche: The Ghost Ranger of the Rio Grande, an acclaimed story that reimagines the Lone Ranger as a Chicano Superhero. In this interview with Héctor Rendón, Christopher Carmona talks about his work, superheroes, the bloody history of the Texas Rangers, and more.​ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/latino-book-review/support ..read more
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Latino Book Review Presents Kianny N. Antigua
Latino Book Review Presents
by Latino Book Review
1y ago
Kianny Antigua is a bilingual author specialized in children's literature. She was born in the Dominican Republic, migrated to the U.S. when she was a teenager, and today she is a writer and a senior lecturer at Dartmouth College. In this interview with Héctor Rendón, Kianny Antigua talks about her children's books, language, culture, and self-love. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/latino-book-review/support ..read more
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Latino Book Review Presents Felicia Rose Chavez
Latino Book Review Presents
by Latino Book Review
1y ago
Felicia Rose Chavez is an educator and nonfiction writer who has revolutionized classrooms across the United States. Her work and her teaching techniques have been recognized with multiple awards. In this interview with Héctor Rendón, Felicia Rose Chavez talks about her book titled The Anti-Racist Writing Workshop, classroom oppression faced by students of color across the country, a plan of action for educators, students, and writers, and much more.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/latino-book-review/support ..read more
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Latino Book Review Presents Natalia Molina
Latino Book Review Presents
by Latino Book Review
1y ago
At a time when the U.S. society is reckoning with systemic racism, Natalia Molina from USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences sheds light on how the concept of race is made in America. Dr. Molina is one of the top scholars working on race, history and Latinx studies. She is also an award-winning author who was recently named a MacArthur Fellow. Her book titled How Race Is Made in America has become an essential source to understand this topic. In this interview with Héctor Rendón, Dr. Molina discusses the role of storytelling and the policies that create ideas of race, racial scrip ..read more
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Latino Book Review Presents Alberto Ledesma
Latino Book Review Presents
by Latino Book Review
1y ago
Alberto Ledesma can be considered one of the early Dreamers in the United States. He currently works as Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at UC Berkeley. He is also a writer and cartoonist and has published an illustrated book titled Diary of a Reluctant Dreamer. In this interview with Héctor Rendón, Alberto Ledesma talks about his undocumented origins, his journey through the American education system, his work as a writer and illustrator, and much more.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/latino-book-review/support ..read more
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