Gabriela Guerra Rey, a Cuban writer who emigrated to Mexico, is the author of “Bahía de Sal,” a fiction novel in which she describes the dramas experienced in a little village on the outskirts of Havana during the Special Period.
Diana Rodríguez Wallace creció en las afueras de Filadelfia, en un hogar en el que no se hablaba español. A través de sus novelas juveniles, ha querido reconectar con su identidad puertorriqueña.
Diana Rodriguez Wallach grew up on the outskirts of Philadelphia in a home where Spanish was not spoken. She tries to reconnect with her Puerto Rican identity through her young adult novels.
Suffragettes, protesters, speakers and leaders - from Ana Roqué Géigel de Duprey and Luisa Capetillo in the late 1800s to Mariposa Fernández and Monica Carrillo in our current times - since the beginning of the 20th century, women have had to fight for their place in society as equal individuals, in front of a oppressive masculine society and a convenient feminine one.
2017 Pura Belpré Awards from the American Library Association Honor Latino Authors for Cultural Literature. The awarded authors highlight the importance of cultural diversity and integration.