Ana Castillo named Lund-Gill Endowed Chair, Dominican University, Fall, 2014

Posted by on July 5, 2014 at 12:31 am

Dominican University, English Dept. River Forest, IL See you in Chicago with the 20th anniversary updated ed. of award winning Massacre of the Dreamers: Essays on Xicanisma (UNMP, Nov. 2014)

Library Journal (starred) Review

Posted by on June 27, 2014 at 2:58 pm

Thank you to all the librarians 4 loving & promoting literature!

Top Five: ReMezcla Pics 2014 New York

Posted by on June 25, 2014 at 9:43 pm

“It’s hard to make explorations of race, gender and sexuality lighthearted and humorous — raunchy even — but Castillo manages it.” –Andrea Gumpf #2!

Radio Interview: Ana Castillo on Give It To Me

Posted by on June 24, 2014 at 6:23 pm

Thanks to Daniel Chacón Words on a Wire, KTEP in El Paso. Moving poem by Nancy Aidé González from the Spiritual Memoir Writing Workshop in L.A.

American Library Association Hot Book Club Pick

Posted by on June 20, 2014 at 4:34 pm

Meet the author! Hot Book Club Picks panel June 29th American Library Association Conference, Las Vegas

More Magazine: The can’t-miss books on our radar

Posted by on June 18, 2014 at 7:31 pm

Top 6: GIVE IT TO ME “Will she get the guy? Yes. Will she get the girl? Yes… Raw, funny, and real.” “A Latina Moll Flanders”–MORE MAGAZINE.


Posted by on June 18, 2014 at 7:01 pm “And who doesn’t like chisme?” (And ‘escandalo’!) Cosmo for Latinas calls Give It To Me #1 book Latinas will be obsessed with! So take a vicarious walk on the wild side, book lover.


Posted by on June 18, 2014 at 6:40 pm

Ana Castillo talks to the Ellen Degeneres online site on the complicated theme of loving and women who hold other women’s hearts: “Like all Castillo’s work, which explores themes of race, sexuality, and gender, and how they are manufactured and navigated in culture, Give It to Me attempts to challenge set ways of thinking with [...]

Banned Book Week coming up

Posted by on June 18, 2014 at 3:33 am
So Far From God

Ana Castillo reading from her two banned titles at ALA: Sunday, June 29th Las Vegas.

Summer Books Clubs: Skype Ana Castillo!

Posted by on June 17, 2014 at 5:48 pm

Summer book clubs reading American Library Journal Assn. book club pick: GIVE IT TO ME in July! Apply at for the chance to have a 15 minute Skype chat with Ana Castillo! Have you hugged your librarian today? GITM promo