Abstract

Ambientes: New Queer Latino Writing seeks to provide a timely and representative archive of queer Latino literary and cultural memory in order to enact a more inclusive "American" literary canon that can apprehend the present and the future of queer Latino literary practice. We have assembled a diverse and representative sample of contemporary queer Latino writing in order to provide a source of pleasure for readers as well as a resource for instructors and students who have too often been deprived of this crucial though underanalyzed component of national literary culture.

Document Type

Contribution to Book

Publication Date

2011

Publisher Statement

Copyright © 2011 University of Wisconsin Press. This chapter first appeared in Ambientes: New Queer Latino Writing.

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