Short stories are somehow gatekept in the literary world and overlooked by the masses. Novels remain overwhelmingly the most popular way to consume prose—but I don’t see why it has to stay that way. Short stories give us everything that makes novels great—compelling characters, realistic dialogue, and vivid imagery—but in a tidier format. The most […]
In “Woman Without Shame,” Sandra Cisneros explores womanhood, sex, beauty, and aging with fearlessness, vulnerability, and radical joy.
If you’re looking for something to read this Latinx Heritage Month, these five books are the perfect place to start.
These five Latinx literary classics started genres, inspired countless writers, and made it onto reading lists across the nation.
The author of 17 YA, middle-grade, and adult fiction novels, Zoraida Córdova has established herself as an essential voice in the Latinx publishing space, exploring fantastical worlds, science fiction universes, and magical realism with an Ecuadorian twist. Her most recent novel, The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina, is a stunning exploration of matriarchy, memorializing the past, and the inherent divisions and yet unbreakable connections throughout time.