In this interview, ire’ne lara silva and Dan Vera share their experience as editors of the anthology Imaniman: Poets Writing in the Anzaldúan Borderlands with Words on a Wire host Daniel Chacón. To listen to the full interview, visit their website.
Good Girls Marry Doctors has received the following awards: Winner of the Next Generation Indie Book Awards for Women’s Issues (Non-Fiction) Finalist of the International Book Awards for Non-Fiction Honorable Mention of the Eric Hoffer Book Award for Culture Congratulations to editor Piyali Bhattacharya and all contributors!
“So many people told Piyali Bhattacharya that her idea for an anthology about brown women, by brown women would never sell. But — as book sales and crowds have shown — all those people were totally wrong. “Good Girls Marry Doctors: South Asian American Daughters On Obedience and Rebellion took almost a decade to publish before it was released September 2016. Since publication, the essay anthology has received acclaim and brisk book sales. “Hundreds of people have shown up for
“This is an interview with five contributors to Imaniman: Poets Writing in the Anzaldúan Borderlands (Aunt Lute Books, 2016). All five poets have an intimate relationship with the Río Grande Valley: Veronica Sandoval, Rodney Gomez, José Antonio Rodríguez, and David Bowles all grew up or around the RGV, and Emmy Pérez has lived there since 2000. The Río Grande Valley is a landscape that inspired much of Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza by Gloria Anzaldúa, who famously
Imaniman feature/event in McAllen, Texas Yerbia Cultura
May 5th, 6:30-8:00 PM
613 S 17th St., McAllen, TX 78501 The 10.5 annual “El Retorno: El Valle Celebra Nuestra Gloria” will feature IMANIMAN: Poets Writing in the Anzaldúan Borderlands and additional books by borderlands poets whose work is influenced by Anzaldúa. Featured readers include: Noemi Martinez, Erika Garza-Johnson, Carolina Monsiváis, David Bowles, Rodney Gomez, José A. Rodríguez, Rossy Evelin Lima, César de