Barbara Brinson Curiel

Links: Poem, “My Father Comes Home From Work,” in The Acentos Review, August 2012: Interview for The Competitive Writer: Birthing Genoveva: A Conversation with Barbara Brinson Curiel, Letras Latinas Blog, Institute for Latino Studies, University of Notre Dame:

Specialty Areas

American Ethnic Literature, Creative Writing


Ph.D., Literature, University of California, Santa Cruz
M.A., Spanish, Stanford University
B.A., English and Spanish, Mills College


Mexican Jenny and Other Poems, Anhinga Press, 2014, Winner of the 2012 Philip Levine Prize, Anhinga Press, "Writing in the Disciplinary Borderlands" MFS: Modern Fiction Studies 54.2 (2008): 405-412., "Sandra Cisneros, Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories." Reading U.S. Latina Writers: Remapping American Literature. 51-60. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003., "The General's Pants: A Chicana Feminist (Re)Vision of the Mexican Revolution in Sandra Cisneros's 'Eyes of Zapata'." Western American Literature 35.4 (2001): 403-427., Speak to Me from Dreams. Berkeley: Third Woman Press, 1989.