All posts under fiction

Summer Reads: Malka Older and Manuel Gonzales

It’s an election year. The principles of democracy are being upheld in name only, as voters are forced to chose between the imperfect, corporate-backed establishment parties and idealists who are immediately written off as unrealistic. A rival party is attempting to wrestle control way from the incumbent by subtly coding

Más »

Central America(ns) in Chicana Literature

As promised in my last post, I am moving along from the current views on Central American immigration and «unaccompanied minors» to discuss Central America, Central Americans, and Central American-Americans in literature. My argument today will be focused particularly on Central America as a literary symbol, particularly in the works

Más »