Helena María Viramontes
Creative writing, Latinx studies, Chicana feminist studies
Current Research Interest
Social justice: currently, my project re-examines racial and cultural intersections with the hopes of rediscovering historical similarities and connections between communities disenfranchised by dominant forces
John Dos Passos Prize for Literature
Luis Leal Award, Santa Barbara Festival of Books
United States Artists Ford Fellowship
California Latino Legislative Caucus Latino Spirit Award
University of Oregon "Common Book"
Viramontes, Helena María. Their Dogs Came with Them. New York: Atria Books/Washington Square Press, 2007.
Viramontes, Helena María. Under the Feet of Jesus. New York: Dutton/Plume, 1995.