Category: Fernando A. Flores

Texas Authors on Their Favorite Books of 2019

The last year of this decade has been a particularly strong one for Texas literature, from Stephen Harrigan’s history-redefining look at the state to the debut works of Houston-bred authors Bryan Washington and Jia Tolentino...

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Reinventing the Canon: Why It’s More Important Than Ever to Read Latinx Literature

I grew up in Laredo, Texas, where the population is more than 96 percent Latinx. Once, as a teenager, I looked through the phone book to see how many other Gutierrezes were in town: I found pages and pages of residents with my...

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