Tucson Festival of Books

Yasmín Ramírez



Daniel Rios Lopera

Yasmín Ramírez is a 2021 Martha's Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing Author Fellow as well as a 2020 recipient of the Woody and Gayle Hunt-Aspen Institute Fellowship Award. Her fiction and creative nonfiction works have appeared in Cream City Review and Huizache, among others. She is an Associate Professor of English, Creative Writing, and Chicanx Literature at El Paso Community College. She stays active in the Borderplex arts community and serves on the advisory board of BorderSenses, a literary non-profit. "¡Ándale, Prieta!" is her first book. 

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Communities: Hispanic or Latinx


Scheduled events:
Writing from the Heart
Three escritoras poderosas share their raw and untethered stories from their family roots.

Nuestras Raíces Stage (Seats 150)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 4, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Nuestras Raices
Signing area: Pima County Public Library/Nuestras Raíces/Craft Tent & Signing Area (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Yasmín Ramírez, Ingrid Rojas Contreras, Erika Sánchez
Moderator: Brenda Limon-Condit
Chillona Pero Chingona
Authors and mujeres luchonas share their stories of resiliency, identity and getting it done.

Nuestras Raíces Stage (Seats 150)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 5, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Nuestras Raices
Signing area: Pima County Public Library/Nuestras Raíces/Craft Tent & Signing Area (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Adiba Nelson, Yasmín Ramírez, Erika Sánchez
Moderator: Brie Chillious

Books:
Andale Prieta
A Love Letter to My Family
Nuestras Raices
Lee & Low Books, Incorporated
October 2021
ISBN 9781947627550
272 pages

This Must be the Place
An Oral History of Latin American Artists in New York 1965-1975
Fine Arts / Photography
Americas Society
January 2022
ISBN 9781879128507
432 pages