Sam Quinones

Los Angeles, CA
Phone: 
323-428-0540

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 Won: 
--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.

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

More Information

Listed as: 
Creative Nonfiction Writer
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
Spanish
Born in: 
Germany
Raised in: 
Claremont, CA
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Last updated: Dec 08, 2010