Author: Dolores Dorantes

Dolores Dorantes is the author of Dolores Dorantes; a collection of four books written in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, two of which were co-published in 2008 by Kenning Editions and Counterpath Press, translated into English by Jen Hofer. In 2015, Ugly Duckling Presse published her collaboration with Rodrigo Flores Sánchez, INTERVENIR/INTERVENE, also translated by Jen Hofer. Dorantes was 2014 winner of the Jean-Jacques Rousseau Fellowship from the Akademie Schloss Solitude in Germany. She is a performer, journalist, and bookseller working out of her own mobile bookstore Librería Feminista, and is head of Cielo Portátil (for a free education). Her articles, poems and other texts have appeared in Los Angeles Review of Books, CultureStrike, Harriet and Open Space (SFMOMA) among others. Two of her ephemeral performances were presented at Machine Project in L.A. For six years she coordinated the headquarters of Documentación y Estudios de Mujeres, AC in Ciudad Juárez and she is founder of "Proyecto Sur Los Angeles."

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Poetry. Literary Nonfiction. Latino/Latina Studies. Women's Studies. Translated from the Spanish by Jen Hofer. Dolores Dorantes's STYLE is a prose book in which a plural feminine voice narrates the vicissitudes of a war designed to suppress that voi...

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