Yasmín Ramírez is a 2020 recipient of the Woody and Gayle Hunt-Aspen Institute Fellowship Award as well as the 2018 Dickinson House Fellow.
Her fiction/CNF works have appeared in Cream City Review and Huizache among others. She is an Associate Professor of English, Creative Writing, and Chicanx Literature at El Paso Community College.
She stays active in the literary community and serves on the board of BorderSenses, a literary non-profit.
Her memoir, ¡Andale, Prieta!, is slated for release spring 2021 by Cinco Puntos Press.
Yasmín Ramírez is extremely proud and excited to share her latest work ¡Ándale, Prieta!
The memoir is a labor of love, but this was one story that needed to be told.
Ita called me Prieta. She called me this because my skin is a toasted brown. Each time Prieta fell from her lips, I learned to love my dark skin.
Ándale Prieta - Spring 2021
Cinco Puntos Press
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