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Fabiola Graullera

FABIOLA GRAULLERA RAMÍREZ was born in Mexico City and she graduated from UNAM’s National School of Fine Arts with a degree in Graphic Communication. Her work has been part of collective exhibits in Mexico and Spain. She has illustrated sixteen picture books and has worked on
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Alfredo A. Fernández

ALFREDO A. FERNÁNDEZ, the author of Adrift: The Cuban Raft People (Arte Público Press, 2000), was born in Cuba in 1945. He holds a degree in history from the University of Havana. His writings in Spanish include short stories and novels, among them El candidato, winner of the
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Anne Estevis

ANNE ESTEVIS is the author of two novels that vividly bring to life a rural Mexican-American community in South Texas during the 1940s and 1950s and the coming of age of a traditional community in the modern world: Down Garrapata Road (Arte Público Press, 2003) and Chicken Foot
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Sandra María Esteves

SANDRA MARÍA ESTEVES is a poet and arts administrator who has published six collections of poetry, including Bluestown Mockingbird Mambo (Arte Público Press, 1990), Tropical Rain: A Bilingual Downpour (African Caribbean Poetry Theater, 1984) and Yerba Buena (Greenfield Review
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Dionne Espinoza

Dionne Espinoza, co-editor of Enriqueta Vasquez and the Chicano Movement (Arte Público Press, 2006) is an associate professor in the Department of Chicano Studies and Director of the Center for the Study of Genders and Sexualities at California State University, Los Angeles. Her
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Olivia Echeverria-Bis

OLIVIA ECHEVERRIA-BIS was born in East Los Angeles to first-generation Mexican-American parents. She lives in Fresno, California and is a teacher for the Fresno Unified School District and Fresno City College. She is the author of The EGGbees (Piñata Books, 2009). Click here to
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Ofelia Dumas Lachtman

Born of Mexican parents, OFELIA DUMAS LACHTMAN is a native of Los Angeles, California, where she still lives.  She attended Los Angeles City schools, including Los Angeles City College and a brief stint at UCLA, before marrying and moving to Riverside, California.  She has a son
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Debra Diaz

A citrus workers’ camp and the adjoining barrio were home for DEBRA DIAZ during the first seven years of her life. Born in Whittier, California, the third of five daughters, Diaz lived in La Habra, a small city in Northeast Orange County, until she was seventeen. On a
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Lyn Di Iorio

LYN DI IORIO is the author of the novel Outside the Bones (2011), which won ForeWord Review’s 2011 Silver award in the category of literary fiction, was “Best Debut Novel on the 2011 Latinidad List,” and was a finalist for the John Gardner Fiction Prize, and other awards. Di
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Abelardo “Lalo” Delgado

Abelardo “Lalo” Delgado (1930-2004) was a poet, activist and educator. He is the author of 14 books of poetry, and his poems have been anthologized in numerous textbooks and anthologies, including: Hecho en Tejas: An Anthology of Texas Mexican Literature (University of New Mexico
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