Works

2019

A Peculiar Kind of Immigrant's Son

2013

Our Lost Border: Essays on Life Amid the Narco-Violence

2011

From This Wicked Patch of Dust

2003; 2014 (revised and updated)

The Nature of Truth

1999

The Last Tortilla and Other Stories

Awards and Recognition

  • International Latino Book Award for Best Collection of Short Stories (2020)
  • Silver Award for Adult Multicultural Fiction from ForeWord Reviews (2020)
  • Kay Cattarulla Award for Best Short Story (2020)
  • Bronze Award for Multicultural Adult Fiction from ForeWord Reviews (2015)
  • International Latino Book Award for Best Latino-focused Nonfiction Book (Bilingual) (2013)
  • Southwest Book Award (2013)
  • Bronze Award for Essays from ForeWord Reviews (2012)
  • Literary Legacy Award (2013)
  • Southwest Book Award (2012)
  • Texas Institute of Letters (2012)
Photo by David Drachman

Location

New York, NY

Category

Fiction & Literature, General Non-Fiction, Journalism, Essays