The Road to Llorona Park

The Road to Llorona Park NAMED BY NBC NEWS AS ONE OF EIGHT GREAT LATINO BOOKS PUBLISHED IN The Road to Llorona Park is a collection of short fiction about the changing world of la frontera the borderlands of the Rio Gran

  • Title: The Road to Llorona Park
  • Author: Christopher Carmona
  • ISBN: 9781622881178
  • Page: 238
  • Format: Paperback
  • NAMED BY NBC NEWS AS ONE OF EIGHT GREAT LATINO BOOKS PUBLISHED IN 2016 The Road to Llorona Park is a collection of short fiction about the changing world of la frontera the borderlands of the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas The stories center around the current times when the political upheavals of Mexico began to effect peoples lives on both sides of the border.

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    1. SHORT FICTIONChristopher CarmonaThe Road to Llorona Park: StoriesStephen F. Austin State University PressPaperback, 978-1-62288-117-8, 120 pgs $16.00July 2016 “The universe is made of stories, not of atoms.” —Muriel RukeyserThis is a collection of stories about stories. The characters are storytellers: journalists, poets, filmmakers, novelists, playwrights, speechwriters. Set on the Texas-Mexico border, primarily in the same county in the Rio Grande Valley, this series of linked stories fe [...]

    2. Born in the Rio Grande Valley, Christopher Carmona, was a candidate for the Alfredo Cisneros de Miral Foundation Award for Writers in 2011 and a Pushcart Prize nominee in 2013. Moreover, The Texas Observer regards him as one of the top five writers in 2014 as he has not only been published in countless magazines, but also actively writes published poetry. The fictional novel, winner of the 2016 NACCS Tejas Best Fiction Award and one of the top 8 Latinx books in 2016 by NBCNews, The Road to Llo [...]

    3. El Rey de Chicle, The Cut of the Film, La Politiquera, and Daughter were a few of my favorites in the book.

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