Sat Apr 30 Chicago: Women and Children Books!

Posted by on April 6, 2016 at 5:34 pm

Support Indie Bookstore Day Afternoon: Come meet author and special family guests! Intergenerational book signing. Convo with Cyn Vargas 4 p.m. book signing to follow

Word Up Books NYC May 11th

Posted by on March 17, 2016 at 4:03 pm

Word Up Books Press Release: Ana Castillo is one of the most powerful voices in Chicana literature. Her award-winning novels, plays, poetry and essays offer sharp, incisive, and passionate socio-political commentary on issues of race, gender, motherhood, and identity. She’ll read, discuss, and sign copies of her provocative new memoir, BLACK DOVE: Mamá, Mi’jo, and [...]

New York book launch May 10th 2016

Posted by on March 13, 2016 at 5:27 am


Posted by on March 8, 2016 at 9:40 pm

JULY 17 reading & signing Book Works 4022 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque


Posted by on March 5, 2016 at 12:24 am

Reading & Signing from new memoir An intergenerational, interactive experience!

NEW YORK May 12th free to the public.

Posted by on February 27, 2016 at 4:44 pm
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Celebrando todas las madrecitas.

BLACK DOVE (Paloma Negra) Press Release

Posted by on February 24, 2016 at 4:51 pm
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One of the most powerful voices in contemporary Chicana literature on what it means to be a Mexican-American woman, feminist, and single mother in a world that often doesn’t feel like home Black Dove Mamá, Mi’jo, and Me Ana Castillo “Reading Black Dove is like sitting down to an intimate chat with Castillo about growing [...]

GIVE IT TO ME: LAMBDA Award winning novel (2014)

Posted by on February 22, 2016 at 9:46 pm

REVIEWS : FICTION : ARTICLE ‘Give It To Me’ by Ana Castillo Review by July Westhale – See more at: A writer’s relationship with solitude is paradoxical. Alone time is necessary for completing work, yet if writing is done correctly, it can create a sense of global community that inspires solidarity. If done well, [...]

Early Poems

Posted by on February 20, 2016 at 11:08 pm

AMAZON SAID IT, NOT ME : Mixing the lyrical with the colloquial, the tender with the tough, Ana Castillo has a deserved reputation as one of the country’s most powerful and entrancing novelists, but she began her literary career as a poet of uncompromising commitment and passion. My Father Was a Toltec is the sassy [...]