February 24, 2010

Cross My Heart & Hope to Die: A Memoir
Now Available at True Colors Bookstore, and

April 7, 2009

More Books...

More books from the Women of Color writing class.

1. the last communist virgin - wang ping
2. the fortress of solitude - jonathan letham
3. norwegian wood - haruki murakami
4. kitchen - banana yoshimoto
5. "night women" - a short story by edwidge danticat
6. the wife - meg wolitzer
7. spring moon - bette bao lord

And more...
Growing Up Chicana/o, Tiffany Ana López (Ed.)
Loving in the War Years, Cherríe Moraga
Chicana Falsa, Michele Serros
Loose Woman, Sandra Cisneros
This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color, Cherríe Moraga & Gloria Anzaldúa (Eds.)
Chicana Lesbians, Carla Trujillo (Ed.)
Telling to Live: Latina Feminist Testimonios, The Latina Feminist Group
Canícula, Norma Cantú
The Moths and Other Stories, Helena María Viramontes
Making Face, Making Soul Haciendo Caras: Creative and Critical Perspectives by Feminist of Color, Gloria Anzaldúa (Ed.)
Infinite Divisions: An Anthology of Chicana Literature, Tey Diana Rebolledo & Eliana S. Rivero (Eds.)
So Far From God, Ana Castillo
The Desert Remembers My Name: On Family and Writing, Kathleen Alcalá
Sister Outsider, Audre Lorde
Zami: A New Spelling of my Name, A Biomythography by Audre Lorde
Anything We Love Can Be Saved: A Writer's Activism, Alice Walker

Thank you!

April 2, 2009

Book Listing

Here is a list of books that I used during my writing class - Women of Color: Writing Our Stories and few more.
Feel free to comment with books that you have found important to telling your story.

Skirt Full of Black - Sun Yung Shin
Just Plain Folks - Lorraine Johnson-Coleman
Bailey's Cafe - Gloria Naylor
Love Medicine - Louise Erdrich
The Color Purple - Alice Walker
The Street - Ann Petry
The Woman Warrior - Maxine Hong Kingston
Women Who Run With the Wolves - Clarrissa Pinkola Estes
Borderlands - Gloria Anzaldua
Of Orphans & Warriors - Gloria Heyung Chin
Cane - Jean Toomer
killing rage - bell hooks
Ladies Pages - Noliwe M. Rooks
black notebooks - Toi Derricotte
A Shining Thread of Hope - Darlene Clark Hine & Kathleen Thompson
Chicana Without Apology - Eden Torres
Afro-American Women Writers: 1740 - 1933 - Ann Allen Shockley
Bamboo Among Oaks - Mai Neng Moua, editor
The House on Mango Street - Sandra Cisneros
The Women of Brewsters Place - Gloria Naylor
Their Eyes Were Watching God - Zora Neale Huston
Who Set You Fowin'? Farah Griffin
River, Cross My Heart - Breena Clark
Slavery By Another Name - Douglas A. Blackmon
Picturing Us - Deborah Willis, editor
Chinese Blackbird - Sherry Quan Lee
The Woman Who Fell From The Sky - Joy Harjo

Writing Books
The Triggering Town - Richard Hugo
Free Within Ourselves and The African American Guide to Writing and Publishing Nonfiction - both by Jewell Parker Rhodes
The 3AM Epiphany - Brian Kiteley