Tue, Jul 26|
¡Ándale, Prieta! | Yasmin Ramirez in conversation with Lupita (@luptita.reads)
Join Yasmin and Lupita in conversation as they discuss Yasmin's debut ¡Ándale, Prieta!, grief, and growing up in a Mexican family.
Time & Location
Jul 26, 2022, 7:00 PM
About the Event
Join Yasmin and Lupita in conversation as they discuss Yasmin's debut ¡Ándale, Prieta!, grief, and more.
About the Book: ¡Ándale Prieta! is a coming-of-age memoir of a border-raised Latina with a fresh and immediate voice. In the book, Yasmín processes the grief of her grandmother's death by telling the story of her Ita and the struggles of her non-traditional family of tough Mexican American women, including abusive relationships, divorce, absent parents, breast cancer, and alcohol abuse.
Yasmín Ramírez - Author
Yasmín Ramírez is a 2021 Martha's Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing Author Fellow as well as a 2020 recipient of the Woody and Gayle Hunt-Aspen Institute Fellowship Award. Her fiction and creative nonfiction works have appeared in Cream City Review and Huizache among others. She is an Assistant Professor of English, Creative Writing, and Chicanx Literature at El Paso Community College. She stays active in the Borderplex arts community and serves on the advisory board of BorderSenses, a literary non-profit. ¡Ándale, Prieta! is her first book. For more information about Yasmín, visit her website at yasminramirez.com.