RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — Rudolfo Anaya, a writer who helped launch the 1970s Chicano Literature Movement with his novel “Bless Me, Ultima,” a book celebrated by Latinos, has died at...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The 81-year-old author is often called a dean of Chicano literature. The illustrator is a younger muralist steeped in the visual traditions of Mexican-American pop culture and low-rider cars.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The National Hispanic Cultural Center will hold a beginning-to-end reading of Mexican-American writer Rudolfo Anaya's "Bless Me, Ultima" as part of an exhibit of the seminal novel.
The Albuquerque, New Mexico-based center is scheduled in October to host the complete reading of the book and has invited activists, dignitaries and acclaimed writer Santiago Vaquera-Vasquez to join the event.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Chicano writer Rudolfo Anaya is receiving another honor in Albuquerque.
Bernalillo County and the Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Library are scheduled Thursday to rename a library in the city's North Valley neighborhood after the author of "Bless Me, Ultima."
Bernalillo County Commissioner Debbie O'Malley says the Rudolfo Anaya North Valley Library will be a memorial to the novelist's literary legacy.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The opera adaptation of Rudolfo Anaya's famed novel "Bless Me, Ultima," one of the most recognizable works of Mexican-American literature, is set to premiere in Albuquerque.
Organizers say all five dates for a performance based on the book some scholars believed sparked the Chicano literary movement in the late 1960s already have been sold out.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The University of New Mexico has announced that Native American potter and poet Nora Naranjo Morse will give the annual lecture named after Mexican-American novelist Rudolfo Anaya.
Naranjo Morse is scheduled to speak on campus Oct. 27 for the Rudolfo and Patricia Anaya Lecture on the Literature of the Southwest.
The lecture was created through a donation from the Pastura, New Mexico-born author who also founded the university's creative writing program.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The largest publisher of books in New Mexico is struggling for survival amid layoffs and budget cuts.
The Albuquerque Journal reports (https://goo.gl/eiX5za) the University of New Mexico Press has in recent months cut its staff by about a quarter and made plans to reduce its annual output by about one-third.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The University of New Mexico will pay homage this week to acclaimed Mexican-American novelist Rudolfo Anaya, who was recently awarded the National Humanities Medal from President Barack Obama.
The lecture was created through a donation from the Pastura, New Mexico-born author who also founded the school's creative writing program.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans native Wynton Marsalis will be one of a dozen people to receive a National Humanities Medal at a ceremony later this month.
NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports Thursday ( http://bit.ly/2d5h1YK ) that Marsalis is being honored for his work as a composer and a musician.
The newspaper reports that Marsalis will not be in attendance during the Sept. 22 ceremony at the White House.