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Don Coyote: Flores’s ‘Sex as a Political Condition’

Carlos Nicolas Flores’s new novel, Sex as a Political Condition, bears the subtitle “a Border novel” and has a distinctly Mexican-American flavor, but its observations are universal. It sees the world through the perspective of Honoré, a former drug trafficker trying to survive selling knickknacks to tourists. Among the knickknacks are some old tin soldiers–a

Jotos del Barrio: Shapeshifting toward consciousness

The idea of mestizaje has long permeated the pages of the queer Xicano literary canon. We exist in many places at once, all of our identities speaking to each other in symphony. We should not have to defend the multifaceted elements of our existence–instead, we should celebrate the parts of ourselves that make us different,

Steamy Sunday Funday with Domingo de Pecado

Domingo de Pecado: A sinful reading by Kórima Press Authors Sunday November 9, 2014 4-6 pm More details here  Put on your best knickers for an afternoon of sex, sin, and storytelling. Kórima Press and Trinity University’s Modern Languages and Literature Department Present Domingo de Pecado: A sinful reading by Kórima Press Authors. Featuring Jesus

The Fourth Annual Dobie Dichos

Friday, October 31, 2014 6–9:30pm Oakville, TX Tickets may be purchased here (361) 449-2481 “In the university I am a wild man” J. Frank Dobie wrote this to his wife, adding, “in the wilds I am a scholar and a poet.” Storyteller and Texan J. Frank Dobie spent his entire life walking the line between