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Ruben Vives, Former Illegal Immigrant, Wins Pulitzer Prizenew

What a wonderful "chinga tu madre" at the Know Nothings of the world who insist illegals can't make anything of themselves in this country! What a beautiful "arriba" to those of us who know undocumented youngsters can and do make something of themselves in this country--if only they have a chance!
OC Weekly  |  Gustavo Arellano  |  04-20-2011  |  Immigration

A Brief and Wondrous Interview with Junot Diaznew

Diaz is the "It Kid" in literature today. The author of the 1996 short story collection Drown, he was awarded this year's Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for his first novel, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.
Weekly Alibi  |  Erin Adair-Hodges  |  09-23-2008  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Jim Sheeler Emerges from World of Wartime Loss With New Book and a Pleanew

Jim Sheeler's path to the Pulitzer Prize began simply enough. He was just curious about what was going on behind the scenes during the military funeral for Lance Cpl. Thomas J. Slocum, the first Coloradan to fall in the Iraq War.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  Michael De Yoanna  |  05-13-2008  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Finding Meaning in the Oldest Storynew

It’s a terrible struggle, becoming human, but this is exactly what Actors Scene Unseen attempts in a rejuvenation of one of the world’s oldest stories in “Gilgamesh: A Verse Play.” Pulitzer Prize winning poet Yusef Komunyakaa and former Executive Director of Inverse Theater Chad Garcia reinvent the ageless epic in an audio experience. The work of the two reminds contemporary listeners of the pains necessary in the search for meaning between man and the supernatural.
Metro Spirit  |  Jason Sumerau  |  04-27-2008  |  Fiction

Deconstructing the DNA of a Pulitzer Finalistnew

Critics raise questions regarding an impressive Denver Post series shortly after it's named a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.
Westword  |  Michael Roberts  |  04-07-2008  |  Media

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