Priscilla Solis Ybarra is Associate Professor in the Department of English at the University of North Texas. Her book Writing the Goodlife: Mexican American Literature and the Environment (University of Arizona, 2016) was chosen for the 2017 Thomas J. Lyon Award in Western American Literary and Cultural Studies by the Western Literature Association and was selected as one of the six finalists for the 2017 Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) Ecocriticism Book Award. She is co-editor of Latinx Environmentalisms: Place, Justice, and the Decolonial, published by Temple University Press in Fall 2019. She serves on the board of directors for the Rio Puerco Rangeland Trust in New Mexico, on the Advisory Board for the Aldo Leopold Writing Program, and she served a three-year term on the Board of Directors for Orion.
Playwright, poet, and essayist Cherríe Moraga sees the world as a place where the body knows and “the land has memory,” as she states in this interview. In one of Continue reading
Editor’s Note: This list of readings accompanies “The Land Has Memory,” an interview between Priscilla Solis Ybarra and the playwright, poet, and essayist Cherríe Moraga in the Winter issue. I had been Continue reading