On #DignidadLiteraria and American Dirt, Old and New

Below is a collection of articles that respond to American Dirt, consider the injustices of the publishing industry's Big Five, and highlight books by Chicanx and Latinx writers.


A reading list assembled from these articles: The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo Heart Like a Window, Mouth Like a Cliff by Sara Borjas My Time Among the Whites by Jennine Capó Crucet The Five Acts of Diego León by Alex Espinoza Be Recorder by Carmen Giménez Smith Dancing with Butterflies by Reyna Grande Mañana Means Heaven by Tim Z. Hernandez Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in Forty Questions by Valeria Luiselli Native Country of the Heart by Cherríe Moraga Carved in Bone by Michael Nava Citizen Illegal by José Olivarez An African American and Latinx History of the United States by Paul Ortiz Ocotillo Dreams by Melinda Palacio I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sánchez Lima :: Limón by Natalie Scenters-Zapico Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea Pocho by José Antonio Villarreal Lotería by Mario Alberto Zambrano Unaccompanied by Javier Zamora