Author: Amanda Alcántara
Latinx: Dominican author
About: Unapologetic Caribbean palabreo. Storytelling desde mi. – Amanda Alcántara
“Chula” is an imaginative bilingual collection of intimate poems, short stories, memories and vignettes about the life of a Dominicana before and after moving to the United States. Dealing with childhood curiosities, struggles faced by women, identity, pleasures, heartache, and joy, this work is an exploration of self.