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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Ni santas, ni diablas, sólo mujeres

Through their writing, authors Erika L. Sánchez and Ana Consuelo Matiella explore the complexities of mother-daughter relationships and turn the feminine archetypes of Mexican-American culture boca arriba.

Ana Matiella

Ana Consuelo Matiella was born in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico and raised in Ambos Nogales, on the U.S. / Mexico border by a clan of Spaniards and Mexicans. She is the author of "The Truth About Alicia and Other Stories" and "Las Madrinas: Life Among My Mothers....

Erika Sánchez

Erika L. Sánchez is the daughter of Mexican immigrants. A poet, essayist and fiction writer. She is the author of the poetry collection, "Lessons on Expulsion," and the young adult novel, "I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter," a National Book Award Finalist and New York Times Bestseller....

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Las Madrinas: Life Among My Mothers
Ana Matiella
Nuestras Raices
Tres Chicas Books
November 2016
ISBN 9781893003194
116 pages
$15.00, INSTOCK
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Literary Nonfiction. Latino/Latina Studies. Women's Studies. Ana Consuelo Matiella uses a unique brand of storytelling to reflect on her life and the lives of the women who influenced her. More/less

The Truth About Alicia and Other Stories
Ana Matiella
Nuestras Raices
University of Arizona Press
January 2002
ISBN 9780816521616
141 pages
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"The truth about Alicia was that she wasnÕt that stable to begin with. So when she did what she did, no one was very surprised. More/less

Lessons on Expulsion
Erika L. Sánchez

July 2017
ISBN 1555977782
96 pages
$16.00, INSTOCK
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An award-winning and hard-hitting new voice in contemporary American poetry The first time I ever came the light was weak and carnivorous. More/less

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter
Erikca L. Sánchez

Knopf Books for Young Readers
October 2017
ISBN 1524700487
352 pages
$17.99, INSTOCK
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