WATERCOLOR WOMEN, OPAQUE MEN: New Edition. Northwestern University Press; Fall, 2016

Posted by on February 11, 2016 at 6:04 pm

Independent Publishers Book Award Winner: Best top ten books of 2006 “Storyteller of the Year” (Excerpts from Intro to new forthcoming edition by Carmen Tafolla, current Poet Laureate of Texas) In Watercolor Women Opaque Men Ana Castillo has painted a masterpiece of Latina identity and self-empowerment, and has given expression to mythic images of colossal [...]

BLACK DOVE: Mamá, Mi’jo, and Me (Life Stories) Forthcoming New Collection of Personal Essays

Posted by on February 11, 2016 at 12:15 am
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(Excerpts from “Love, Your Son, MarCello) FROM: MarCello Castillo SENT: December 23, 2011 I’m good. Just taking it one day at a time. We are slowly being let out of lockdown. We get one hot meal and we get to be in the dayroom until 3:30-4 p.m. On a lighter note, I showed some Chicano [...]

BLACK DOVE: Mamá, Mi’jo, and Me (Life Stories) by Ana Castillo May 10, 2016, Feminist Press; NY

Posted by on February 10, 2016 at 7:20 pm

INTRO (excerpt, on U.S. history of immigration, my own grandparents’ migration north and repatriation in 1929) “To think that less than a hundred years ago, up to a million people were corralled, harassed, and handed orders as private citizens to leave this country. They were told to leave hard-earned good lives behind, lives that might’ve [...]

Sonoma State University: Mon 3/28/16

Posted by on January 26, 2016 at 9:42 pm

Sonoma State University: Mon 3/28/16 Day with Ana Castillo Queer Studies Lecture Series about Give It To Me, Evening conversation/reading about Black Dove.: Mamá, Mi’jo, and Me (Life Stores)

BLACK DOVE: Mamá, Mi’jo, and Me (Life Stories) May 10, 2016, Feminist Press.

Posted by on January 22, 2016 at 8:16 pm

Advanced Praise: “Ana Castillo is an American treasure. Fearless, compassionate, and flat-out brilliant-—she is the writer we need as we navigate the challenges of our ever changing world.” —Tayari Jones, author of Silver Sparrow

Independent Bookstore Day: Ana Castillo @ Women & Children First, Chicago Sat., 4/30

Posted by on January 19, 2016 at 9:05 pm

Ana Castillo @ Women & Chicago First Saturday, April 30th Indie Bookstore Day CHICAGO Ana Castillo in her hometown helping out at the historical feminist bookstore on IBD. 1-3 pm + Drop by, say hello. Browse. Pick up a signed copy. . 4 p.m. event Support your local indie bookstores & businesses.

Ana Castillo on Manhood & Masculinity St. Mark’s Boys Prep, Dallas January 8, 2016

Posted by on January 7, 2016 at 9:21 pm
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Literary Festival (not open to public) Panel discussion on writing: Ana Castillo, Kurt Eichenwald, Lisa Loeb, Hampton Sides, Graeme Wood

Dec 11 – 12 Guadalupe Tonantzin

Posted by on December 11, 2015 at 4:00 pm
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January 8th Dallas

Posted by on December 4, 2015 at 10:47 pm

St. Mark’s School of Texas St. Mark’s School of Texas Literary Festival For faculty and student body only. Closed to the pubic.

Sonoma State University Spring 2016

Posted by on December 4, 2015 at 10:39 pm
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