For Immediate Release
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March 27, 2001
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219-980-6685
Chicana Author Speaks on Art and Feminism

Chicago author and poet, Ana Castillo will speak on her life as an artist and her role as a leading Chicana feminista at Indiana University Northwest on April 5 at 5 p.m. in the university Library Conference Center.

Castillo is the author of the novels Peel My Love Like an Onion, So Far from God, The Mixquiahuala Letters, and Sapogonia. She has written a story collection, Loverboys; the critical study, Massacre of the Dreamers, and is editor of the anthology, Goddesses of America/La Diosa de las Americas. Her poetry collection includes My Father Was a Toltec, Otro Canto…, The Invitation, and I Ask the Impossble. Castillo has also published a children's book, My Daughter, My Son, The Eagle,The Dove. 

A recipient of numerous awards and distinctions, Castillo honors have included the American Book Award, Carl Sandburg Award, Mountains and Plains Booksellers Award, and two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts. 

The event is open to the community free of charge. For more information telephone Dr. Ana Osan at 219-980-6691

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