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.

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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







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