December 13, 2021
Ana Castillo is considered one of the leading voices in Chicana experience and is known for her experimental style as a Latina novelist. She is recipient of PEN Oakland Reginald Lockett Lifetime Achievement Award, honoring BLACK DOVE: Mamá, Mi’jo, and Me. 2018; MALCS (Mujeres Activistas en Letras y Cambios Social Institute) Xicana Critical Thought Leader Award, among others. Some of her best seller novels include So Far From God, The Guardians and Peel My Love like an Onion, among other poetry: I Ask the Impossible.