The former San Antonian started writing the story that became ‘Martita, I Remember You’ thirty years ago.
Plus: Some yummy Mexican pastries in Austin and an early collection of Sandra Cisneros poetry.
On this week’s National Podcast of Texas, the acclaimed Austin bootmakers break down their custom fusion of foot measurement, tradition, and refined style.
The stories, the traditions, and the deeper meanings of the boots in their lives.
Add these crucial Texas authors to your reading list.
Tonight, the country’s largest Latino publisher receives a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Book Critics’ Circle.
"I’m serving my community by telling our stories. That’s the role of every writer: to serve their community, whatever it is. If you don’t write it down, it’s like it never happened. We’re not in history as women if we don’t write it down."
A look at what to read, watch, and listen to this (wonderfully jam-packed) month in order to achieve maximum Texas cultural literacy.
For thirty years, when she wasn’t writing books or winning genius grants, Sandra Cisneros has been pushing and prodding San Antonio to become a more sophisticated (and more Mexican) city. Now she’s leaving town. did she succeed?