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By Urban Jibaro On Thursday, September 4th, 2014
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The Words of Vanessa Martir: Meeting Julia

I have a friend, named Vanessa Martir aka La Loba… she is simply one of the most brilliant writers I have in my circle, but that is not what makes her special. What makes her special… is how she surrenders More...

By Urban Jibaro On Friday, January 11th, 2013
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Latino Quote Of The Day™ by Julia Alvarez

“I write to find out what I’m thinking. I write to find out who I am. I write to understand things.”   –    Julia Alvarez,  Dominican author.  “Latino Quote Of The Day”™ is curated More...

By Urban Jibaro On Thursday, October 20th, 2011
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Latino Quote Of The Day by John Leguizamo

  Cover of John Leguizamo “I see the new Latin artist as a pioneer, opening up doors for others to follow. And when they don’t open, we crowbar our way in.” – John Leguizamo, Colombian-American More...

By Urban Jibaro On Wednesday, October 19th, 2011
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Latino Quote Of The Day by Julia Alvarez

Image via Wikipedia "I felt a flush of embarrassment to be caught shopping when I should have been plotting a revolution." – Julia Alvarez, Dominican writer, from her novel In the Time of More...

By Urban Jibaro On Monday, March 21st, 2011
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Tonight Live Webcast: Julia Alvarez in conversation with Edwidge Danticat

  (source: Tonight’s the night! Our first Algonquin Book Club event, featuring Julia Alvarez in conversation with Edwidge Danticat about Alvarez’s beloved classic In the Time of the Butterflies. More...