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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
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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 [...]

New book! El día de las madres mexicanas release: 10 de mayo 2016

Posted by on February 3, 2016 at 4:54 pm
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Contact Kait Heacock, publicity at Feminist Press for appearance details

Sonoma State University: Mon 3/28/16

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

Early Press Release for BLACK DOVE: Mamá, Mi’jo, and Me

Posted by on January 25, 2016 at 9:21 pm
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Feminist Press, May 16, 2016 BLACK DOVE: Mamá, Mi’jo, and Me (Life Stories) Chicana literary éminence grise Ana Castillo turns her perceptive eye on her own life as a single, brown, feminist parent of a son in a world of mass incarceration, racial profiling, mother-blaming, and the scapegoating of immigrants. Castillo lyrically excavates her family’s [...]

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

Posted by on January 22, 2016 at 8:16 pm
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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
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Ana Castillo @ Women & Chicago First Saturday, April 30th Indie Bookstore Day CHICAGO http://www.indiebookstoreday.com 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

Bi Magazine Interview

Posted by on January 3, 2016 at 4:15 am

http://www.bimagazine.org/ana-castillo-xicana-warrior/

Latinpost interview

Posted by on December 28, 2015 at 7:02 pm

http://www.latinpost.com/articles/30717/20150108/chicana-novelist-and-poet-ana-castillo-discusses-poetry-fiction-and-the-xicanisma-experience.htm

2015 Reading Recommendations

Posted by on December 22, 2015 at 4:58 am

http://www.themillions.com/2015/12/a-year-in-reading-ana-castillo.html