Libros para el viaje

Author, bookstore owner, and New Mexico native Denise Chávez is sharing her love for books. Not only does she share her love for books with her customers, she also shares it with the migrants who pass through a respite center near her bookstore, which also serves as a community center and art gallery. Her project, entitled Libros para el viaje, grew out of Chávez’ desire to help migrants on their journey through the power of literature, providing them with Spanish-language books, as well as bilingual editions of poetry collections and Spanish-English dictionaries. Since its foundation in 2019, bookstores from all over the country have contributed to Chavez’ mission.


3 autoras latinas a las que debes leer en 2019

Ya que estamos en pleno mes de herencia hispana, ¿por qué no leer una obra de estas tres autoras latinas? Elizabeth Acevedo, Kali Fajardo-Anstine y Norma Cantú son tres autoras latinas que, en sus obras, abarcan temas como la afrolatinidad y las latinas de ascendencia indígena–temas que no suelen incluirse en los cánones literarios tradicionales–inspirándose en sus experiencias y las de sus familias.