Denise Chavez with Sandra Cisneros, 11 October 2001 – Audio

Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on October 11, 2001.

Denise Chavez is a novelist, playwright, actress, director, and teacher. A native of Las Cruces, New Mexico, Ms. Chavez still lives in the house where she was raised. A recipient of the 1995 Governor’s Award in Literature, her books include Face of an Angel and The Last of the Menu Girls. During her residency, Ms. Chavez worked on a novel entitled The King and Queen of Comezon that addresses the complex issues of the Mexican-American border.

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2 thoughts on “Denise Chavez with Sandra Cisneros, 11 October 2001 – Audio

  1. Zteka

    Im know im 6 years late, but its only the passae of time and great things come with age. After listening to the Pod cast I felt as if I uncorked a bottle of wine that over the years seems to have grown legs with 6inch stelletos. I have been a fan of Sandra Cisneros, and am greatful to have the opportunity to see you live today. Denise Chavez you are what you eat and your work is “Like a Plate of food with salsa, with the Spanish words the salsa. It gives [the writings] flavor”

    Gracias,
    Lizalde

  2. Camila

    Denise,
    Thank you for sharing your great stories and your time and effort to all the people of the border. Adelante amiga!

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