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Erasmo Guerra

Erasmo Guerra
Erasmo is a freelance journalist and regular contributor to the New York Daily News, where he writes about issues and happenings in the Latino community. His personal essays have appeared in The New York Times, Texas Monthly, The Texas Observer, and a number of anthologies, including “Hecho en Tejas” edited by Dagoberto Gilb, “Fifteen Candles” edited by Adriana Lopez, and “New Worlds: Young Latino Writers” edited by Ilan Stavans. Guerra has received writing fellowships from the Vermont Studio Center, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. He is a member of the Macondo Writers’ Workshop. Born and raised in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas, Guerra currently lives and works in New York City.

Women in Trouble

by Erasmo Guerra on March 9 2010, 12:00PM

Lorraine M. Lopez’s new book of short stories features adult characters terrorized by children—young and grown—and cats with bulimia.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Don’t Stop Thinking about Tomorrow

by Erasmo Guerra on February 26 2010, 12:00PM

In his debut novel, Michael Jaime-Becerra paints a vivid picture of small town Latino life in America.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Tex-Mex Express

by Erasmo Guerra on February 19 2010, 12:00PM

Despite Mexico’s bad press, one writer finds that the border spirit lives on.

Topics: Arts & Culture

A Bittersweet Melody from Montevideo

by Erasmo Guerra on December 15 2009, 12:00PM

Carolina De Robertis’s first novel is an intimate history of one family in Uruguay.

Topics: Arts & Culture

The Story of Their Lives

by Erasmo Guerra on November 11 2009, 12:00PM

A new program collects the voices of Latinos in the U.S. and Puerto Rico.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Soldiering Against

Soldiering Against “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”

by Erasmo Guerra on September 3 2009, 12:00PM

Dan Choi on becoming the public face for the fight against DADT policies

Topics: Gender & Sexuality