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American Studies Assn. 2013 Gloria Anzaldúa Award to Ana Castillo

November 29, 2013

ASA 2013 Anzaldua Award Announcement from DEW on Vimeo.

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Advanced Praise for GIVE IT TO ME New Novel by Ana Castillo from The Feminist Press, May, 2014

November 25, 2013

In Ana Castillo’s edgy new novel Give It to Me, no-holds barred Palma Piedras…crash lands on everybody’s heart. Palma’s escapades–erotic, sexy, comic and, by the end, devastating and poignant… An evocative page-turner. –Rigoberto González, author of The Mariposa Club

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Ana Castillo Tribute to La Virgen de Guadalupe Library of Congress, Wash. D.C., December 12, 2013

November 21, 2013

Opening Program: December 12th 9:30 am Tribute to the Virgin of Guadalupe Spoken tribute by novelist, Essayist and Poet Ana Castillo with Traditional Concheros dance by Maru Montero Troupe • Welcome: The Librarian of Congress James H. Billington • Ambassador of Mexico to the U.S. His Excellency Eduardo Medina Mora Honoring Living Legend: Miguel León [...]

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Advanced Praise for GIVE IT TO ME

November 19, 2013

“From the moment I read Women are not Roses by Ana Castillo in 1984 I knew she was a writer who would always reach inside her readers and squeeze until we were breathless. Years later Castillo has not let go. In her new novel, Give It To Me, Castillo delivers a story that is both [...]

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November 10, 2013

Anyone wishing to contact Ana Castillo may do so through her official online address: Speaking engagement invitations should be made through Lyceum Agency. Info. on website. Any inquiries regarding the promotion of her forthcoming novel (GIVE IT TO ME, May 2014) and appearances should be directed to The Feminist Press publicist Elizabeth Koke. [...]

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La poeta en el X Festival Int’L de Poesía, Granada Nicaragua, feb., 2014

November 8, 2013

Ana Castillo @ Poetry Festival of Granada, Nicaragua. 16 – 22 de febrero, 2014. Contact: for details.

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GALLEYS! New Novel Pub Date May 2014

November 6, 2013

“Cheeky, amoral, and a gritty survivor, Palma Piedras is a picaresque heroine for the twenty-first century. With an unflinching satirical flare, Castillo creates a vivid cast of rogues and helpless characters who alarmingly resemble people we know.” –Jamie Manrique, author of CERVANTES STREET “In this gritty and entertaining novel, Ana Castillo paints a captivating portrait [...]

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Ana Castillo: Spiritual Memoir Workshop CIIS Spring, 2014

November 5, 2013

CLASS CLOSED Spirituality Writing Workshop 2 unit course led by Ana Castillo California Institute of Integral Studies Philosophy and Religion Department San Francisco, California

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October 30, 2013

This Thursday! HISTORICAL EVENING: Angela Davis and Ana Castillo. Moderator: Sonia Sánchez. DATE Thursday, November 14 TIME 7-8:30PM LOCATION Christ Church Neighborhood House (20 N. American St., Philadelphia) TICKETS $25, $20 for First Person Arts members What happens when words become weapons? Sonia Sanchez, Ana Castillo, and Angela Davis explore that question, drawing upon their [...]

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Ana Castillo named Lund-Gill Endowed Chair, Dominican University

October 22, 2013

Fall, 2014 Current Endowed Chair: Christopher Kennedy, Joseph Kennedy Foundation.

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