Barbara Brinson Curiel

Literary Studies - Writing Practices

Ph.D., Literature, University of California, Santa Cruz
M.A., Spanish, Standford University
B.A., English and Spanish, Mills College
Poem, “My Father Comes Home From Work,” in The Acentos Review, August 2012:
Birthing Genoveva: A Conversation with Barbara Brinson Curiel, Letras Latinas Blog, Institute for Latino Studies, University of Notre Dame:
Areas of Interest: 

American Ethnic Literature, Creative Writing


Chicano poetry and literature; Post-national American Studies; Multicultural and Ethnic Studies; Women’s Studies.

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.
Barbara Brinson Curiel
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