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Sam Quinones

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Antonio's Gun and Delfino's Dream: True Tales of Mexican Migration (University of New Mexico Press, 2007), True Tales from Another Mexico: the Lynch Mob, the Popsicle King, Chalino and the Bronx (University of New Mexico Press, 2001)
Anthologies:
Hurricanes and Carnivals: Essays by Chicanos, Pochos, Pachucos, Mexicanos and Expatriates (University of Arizona Press, 2007), Puro Border: Dispatches, Snapshots and Graffiti from La Frontera (Cinco Puntos Press, 2002)
Prizes:
--Maria Moors Cabot Prize (for career of excellence covering Latin America), 2008, from Columbia University --Alicia Patterson Fellowship, 1998, for a series of stories about impunity in Mexican villages.

Sam Quinones Resume

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Freedomland by Richard Price, The Art of Teaching Writing by Lucy Calkins, The Rise of Silas Lapham by William Dean Howells, The Short Stories of Bernard Malamud by Bernard Malamud
Favorite Books:
Killings, Calvin Trillin
Favorite Authors:
Calvin Trillin, Alma Guillermoprieto, Anton Chekhov,

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Listing last updated: December 8, 2010

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Listed as:
Creative Nonfiction Writer
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
Spanish
Raised in:
Claremont, CA

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