Author Rudolfo Anaya, black and white
Author Rudolfo Anaya, black and white

Remembering Rudolfo Anaya who changed Chicano Literature

One of the most celebrated writers in Chicano literature, Rudolfo Anaya, has passed away at the age of 82. Best known for his novel Bless Me, Ultima which follows a young Latino that meets a curandera (Ultima) who guides him through his tumultuous upbringing. The story inspired many Latino writers across the globe and was even adapted into a film in 2012.

Here are some online testimonials that celebrate the late author and illustrate the lasting impact of his work.



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