Tag: Mexico

Each Other’s Company

Each Other’s Company

Bill Smith

I've never wanted to get married, but if I ever did it should probably be to Luis. I can't even tell you why exactly. It's just something I know. Luis came to the United States at age seventeen, not because his family was poor, but because his father thought he needed to get off of his butt. It was sort of like when students from here go to Europe for the summer—an adventure abroad. His father told him to stay until he had earned enough money to buy a new pickup truck. This adventure abroad turned into seven years.

Más de una historia

Más de una historia

by Joanna Welborn, Melinda Wiggins, Lucia Constantine, and Daisy Almonte, and translated by Alejandra Okie Hollister
What Fired Me Up

What Fired Me Up

Tish Hinojosa, in conversation with Brendan Greaves
Maya from the Margins

Maya from the Margins

Southern Cultures
Faces of Time: The Braceros of Ciudad Juárez

Faces of Time: The Braceros of Ciudad Juárez

Charles D. Thompson Jr.
Leonardo “Flaco” Jiménez: The Best of Flaco Jiménez (Music Review)

Leonardo “Flaco” Jiménez: The Best of Flaco Jiménez (Music Review)

Gavin James Campbell
Bill Smith: Taking the Heat — and Dishing It Out — in a Nuevo New South Kitchen

Bill Smith: Taking the Heat — and Dishing It Out — in a Nuevo New South Kitchen

Lisa Eveleigh
Longing: Personal Effects from the Border

Longing: Personal Effects from the Border

Susan Harbage Page
Southern Borderlands

Southern Borderlands

Alex E. Chávez

"The strumming of stringed instruments booms out through the PA, elaborate fiddle melodies erupt, followed by the soaring voice of the poet-practitioner, embracing those present, scanning the scene before him . . . drifting, shaping, moving verses that elicit a chorus of gritos."

Knights of Spain, Warriors of the Sun: Hernando de Soto and the South’s Ancient Chiefdoms by Charles Hudson (Review)

Knights of Spain, Warriors of the Sun: Hernando de Soto and the South’s Ancient Chiefdoms by Charles Hudson (Review)

Peter H. Wood