Ana Castillo is a poet, novelist, short story writer, essayist, editor, playwright, translator and independent scholar. Hers work includes the novels “So Far From God,” “The Guardians,” and most recently, the LAMBDA Award-winning “Black Dove: Mamá, Mi’jo, and Me.”
In 2015, she was given the Lifetime Achievement Award in literature for her “literary contributions to the Latino/a community, and commitment to the betterment of our younger generations” by Latina 50 Plus, a motivational organization based in the Bronx, NY. She is also the recipient of the American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation, the Carl Sandburg Award, and the Sor Juana Achievement Award.
“Ana Castillo is an American treasure. Fearless, compassionate, and flat-out brilliant—she is the writer we need as we navigate the challenges of our ever-changing world.” —Tayari Jones
Tutt Library has many of Ana Castillo's publications, check the TIGER catalog for availability.
Read an interview with her in NuCity.