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Ana Castillo

Ana Castillo is a novelist, poet, essayist, and translator, whose books include Peel My Love Like an Onion; Loverboys; So Far from God; and Massacre of the Dreamers.

Born in Chicago of Mexican ancestry, Ms. Castillo has been honored with an NEA fellowship, an American Book Award, and the Carl Sandburg Prize. Ms. Castillo, whose work has explored the issues of war, ecology, oppression, and exploitation, is current working on a novel about women working in sweatshop conditions along the Mexican border.