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Gustavo Pérez Firmat

GUSTAVO PÉREZ FIRMAT is the author of Anything but Love (Arte Público Press, 2000) and El año que viene estamos en Cuba (Arte Público Press, 1997). A poet, fiction writer, and scholar, Pérez Firmat is the author of ten books and over seventy essays and reviews.  His books of
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Alfredo Fernández

ALFREDO FERNÁNDEZ is the author of Adrift: The Cuban Raft People (2000), translated from Spanish by Susan Gierbach Rascón. Fernández surveys the turbulence produced by the collapse of the USSR—and concludes that the greatest collateral damage has been inflicted not on the regime
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Rafael Rivera, Jr.

RAFAEL RIVERA, JR. was born and raised in the Bronx, the setting for Baseball on Mars / Béisbol en Marte (Piñata Books, 2009).  He is a New York City firefighter stationed in Spanish Harlem.  He has two young daughters with whom he hopes to build rocket ships.  He is a lifelong
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Raúl A. Ramos

RAÚL A. RAMOS, associate professor of history at the University of Houston, is the author of Recovering the Hispanic History of Texas (Arte Público Press, 2010) and Beyond the Alamo: Forging Mexican Ethnicity in San Antonio, 1821-1861 (University of North Carolina Press, 2008). 
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Gustavo Pérez Firmat

GUSTAVO PÉREZ FIRMAT is the author of Anything but Love (Arte Público Press, 2000) and El año que viene estamos en Cuba (Arte Público Press, 1997). A poet, fiction writer, and scholar, Pérez Firmat is the author of ten books and over seventy essays and reviews.  His books of
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Rick Najera

RICK NAJERA has earned recognition as one of Hollywood’s top comedy writers, but is probably best known to audiences as one of the original members of the hilarious sketch-comedy group, Latins Anonymous.  He began his career in theater, performing on some of America’s
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José Angel Gutiérrez

JOSÉ ANGEL GUTIÉRREZ is the author of A Chicano Manual on How to Handle Gringos (Arte Público Press, 2003), The Gringo Manual on How to Handle Mexicans (Arte Público Press, 2001) and The Making of a Chicano Militant (The University of Wisconsin Press, 1998). He is the translator
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Richard Griswold del Castillo

RICHARD GRISWOLD DEL CASTILLO is the author of César Chávez: The Struggle for Justice / César Chávez: La lucha por la justicia (Piñata Books, 2002), coauthor of Culture y cultura: Consequences of the U.S.-Mexican War, 1846-1848 (Texas A&M University Press, 1998) and co-editor
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Evelio Grillo

Evelio Grillo is a longtime community organizer and political activist living in Berkeley, California. He attended Columbia University and holds a master’s degree from UC-Berkeley. He served in the U. S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare under President Jimmy Carter,
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Eduardo González Viaña

Peruvian-born EDUARDO GONZÁLEZ VIAÑA pens bold and powerful depictions of immigrant life as they face fierce challenges adapting to life on this side of the border.  He holds a Ph.D. in Spanish Language and Literature, a law degree, and is a member of the Academy of Spanish
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