Chicana Writers
HOME Up Helena Mª Viramontes Sandra Cisneros Ana Castillo Denise Chávez Gloria Anzaldúa Cherríe Moraga Norma E. Cantú

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 These are some of my favorite Chicana writers. Their works are full of spirit and self-assertion as women and Chicanas. They are good examples of ethnic women asserting their cultural identiy and claiming respect for their difference:



- Sandra Cisneros,

The House on Mango Street

Woman Hollering Creek


- Gloria Anzaldua:

Borderlands/La Frontera


- Denise Chávez

Face of an Angel

 - Norma Cantú

- Alma Luz Villanueva

La Llorona and Other Stories


- Helena Mª Viramontes

So Far from God

The Mixquiahuala Letters


- Ana Castillo

So Far from God

The Mixquiahuala Letters



- Cherríe Moraga

Loving in the War Years







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