With just one word Castillo left literary circle speechless…

Yuma Sun
By DARIN FENGER – FEATURES EDITOR
With just one word, a top Chicana author recently left Yuma’s literary circle pretty much speechless.

Ana Castillo said “yes” to an invitation for a visit to Yuma.

“Writers of Dr. Castillo’s caliber get a lot of lucrative offers for speaking engagements,” said Prof. Richard Jahna at Arizona Western College. “I wasn’t sure we had a chance of luring her to Yuma. But we asked, and she said yes. It’s very exciting.”

Castillo comes to Yuma on Monday, April 8, bringing with her a rich literary resume as an award-winning poet, novelist, editor and playwright.

“This is a special opportunity for our community to spend time with a writer who is widely recognized as one of the most important Chicana voices of her generation and who is highly respected…”

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