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WORDS ON A WIRE - Ana Castillo


In this episode of Words on a Wire, host Daniel Chacón interviews
celebrated poet, essayist, editor, activist, novelist, and translator Ana Castillo, about her most recent poetry book, My Book of the Dead (University of New Mexico, Press, 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.