Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on October 12, 2000.
Born in Chicago of Mexican ancestry, Ms. Castillo has been honored with an NEA fellowship, an American Book Award, and the Carl Sandburg Prize. Ms. Castillo, whose work has explored the issues of war, ecology, oppression, and exploitation, is current working on a novel about women working in sweatshop conditions along the Mexican border.[audio:http://media.lannan.org/podcasts/ana-castillo-001012.mp3]
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