Wise Latinas: Writers on Higher Education
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About the Author
Jennifer De Leon is a teacher in the Boston Public Schools district and an instructor at the Grub Street Creative Writing Center. Her writing has appeared in Ploughshares, Fourth Genre, Ms. Magazine, Poets & Writers, The Best Women's Travel Writing 2010, and elsewhere.
"The abundance of high-quality material makes the book hard to put down."--Kirkus--Kirkus (01/20/2014)
"An extraordinary collection of testimonies. There is plenty of honesty and no pretension in the voices included in Wise Latinas. These essays elicit the gamut of emotions from the reader, from chuckles to gasps to tears. An excellent anthology."--Rigoberto González, author of Butterfly Boy: Memories of a Chicano Mariposa
"On the most fundamental level, Wise Latinas aims to provide models for other Latinas. . . . [It was] a joy to read this book, and a reminder of the footsteps that we all trace."--Marta Caminero-Santangelo, author of On Latinidad: U.S. Latino Literature and the Construction of Ethnicity