The Wandering Song: Central American Writing in the United States by Various

The Wandering Song: Central American Writing in the United States by Various

Title: The Wandering Song: Central American Writing in the United States  Author: Héctor Tobar (Author), Juan José Dalton (Author), Leticia Hernández Linares (Editor), Rubén Martínez (Editor) Genre: Anthology, Poetry, Short Story, Essay, Memoir, Non-Fiction Latinxs: El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panamá. About: A multi-genre collection—including poems, short stories, essays, memoir or novel excerpts, and creative nonfiction—the book showcases writers [...]

Unaccompanied by Javier Zamora

Unaccompanied by Javier Zamora

Title: Unaccompanied Author: Javier Zamora Genre: Memoir Latinxs: El Salvador About: Javier Zamora was nine years old when he traveled unaccompanied 4,000 miles, across multiple borders, from El Salvador to the United States to be reunited with his parents. This dramatic and hope-filled poetry debut humanizes the highly charged and polarizing rhetoric of border-crossing; assesses borderland [...]

Hijas Americanas: Beauty, Body Image, and Growing Up Latina by Rosie Molinary

Hijas Americanas: Beauty, Body Image, and Growing Up Latina by Rosie Molinary

Title: Hijas Americanas: Beauty, Body Image, and Growing Up Latina  Author: Rosie Molinary Genre: Non-Fiction Latinxs: Various About: In Hijas Americanas, author Rosie Molinary sheds new light on what it means to grow up Latina. Drawing upon her own experiences, as well as interviews and surveys collected from more than 500 Latina women, Molinary provides a powerful [...]

Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in Forty Questions by Valeria Luiselli

Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in Forty Questions by Valeria Luiselli

Title: Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in Forty Questions Author: Valeria Luiselli Genre: Essay Latinxs: Central Americans, Mexican author About: Structured around the forty questions Luiselli translates and asks undocumented Latin American children facing deportation, Tell Me How It Ends humanizes these young migrants and highlights the contradiction between the idea of America as a [...]