Ashley Hope Perez
Ashley Hope Pérez is a visiting assistant professor of comparative studies at The Ohio State University and is the author of the novels What Can't Wait and The Knife and the Butterfly. Her third novel, Out of Darkness, centers on a 1937 school explosion in East Texas and will be published in fall of 2015. “3:17,” a short story based on the same event, won the 2013 Texas Observer short story contest.
Fiction Review: Cristina Henríquez’s The Book of Unknown Americans Complicates the ‘Single Story’ of Latinos in the U.S.In Texas, at least, Mexican immigration has largely defined the Latino narrative, but Cristina Henríquez’s big-hearted second novel challenges this “single story” by exploring a wide range of Latino experiences. Full Story
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