MARIA ESPINOSA is a novelist, poet, and translator as well as a teacher. Her publications include four novels : Incognito: Journey of a Secret Jew, Dark Plums, Longing, which won an American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation, and Dying Unfinished, which received a Josephine Miles Award from PEN Oakland. She has also published two collections of poems, Love Feelings, and Night Music, and a translation of George Sand's novel, Lélia.Espinosa is concerned with human communication on a level that transcends the norms permitted by society. Her novels focus on the subtle as well as the obvious forces that shape a human being.
Arte Publico Press
Indiana University Press
Amnesty International, KPFA, anything to ameliorate homelessness and to make shelters more livable
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