By Jamie Martinez Wood
Fostering creativity as a result of adversity or poverty or by way of breaking principles of stoic propriety, the resiliency and spirit of Latino writers, newshounds, and editors carry satisfaction and importance to their historical past. on account that eu colonization of what could turn into the U.S. begun in 1542, Latinos have documented either their stories and the reviews of others. Latino Writers and reporters profiles 151 Latino american citizens, resembling Ruben Martinez, Laura Esquivel, and Isabel Allende. This interesting quantity profiles the valor and tenacity of the Latino adventure - from way of life to scuffling with prejudice and small-mindedness, educating little ones satisfaction in l. a. Raza, and the necessity for assimilation. jam-packed with emotion and intelligence, the tales of Latino writers and newshounds converse of braveness and a love of existence as they declare their rightful position in literature and journalism.
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Benítez, Sandra 29 Benítez, Sandra (Sandra Ables, Sandra Ables Benítez, Sandra Jeanette Ables) (1941– ) novelist Unafraid to take the same journey she asks of her readers, Sandra Benítez pours her heart and soul into each page of the award-winning novels she writes. Frequently anthologized, Benítez is the recipient of several awards, grants, and honors, including the well-regarded National Hispanic Heritage Award for Literature in 2004. C. Susana, her twin sister, died 37 days after they were born, leaving the family brokenhearted.
Another influence on his poetry was one of his first jobs, working at the Los Angeles coroner’s Alfred Arteaga is considered a master of heterotextual prose. (photo by Alfred Arteaga) 26 Arteaga, Alfred office. Being around so much death invoked much philosophizing about life and bereavement as well as human vulnerability and ultimate mortality. In the early 1970s, Arteaga married, and his budding family grew to include three daughters: Marisol, Xochitl, and Mireya. He was an editor for La Raza, a political journal, from 1974 to 1975.
Further Reading Alvarez, Julia. How the García Girls Lost Their Accents. : Algonquin Books, 1991. ———. Something to Declare. : Algonquin Books, 1998. , and Bruce Meyer. Dictionary of Literary Biography: New Formalist Poets. Vol. 282. Detroit: Gale, 2003, pp. 16–23. Heredia, Juanita, and Bridget A. , eds. Latina Self Portraits: Interviews with Contemporary Women Writers. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2000. Novas, Himilce. The Hispanic 100: A Ranking of the Latino Men and Women Who Have Most Influenced American Thought and Culture.
Latino Writers And Journalists (A to Z of Latino Americans) by Jamie Martinez Wood