The In-Between Spaces and Ambiguity: Finding my Voice as a Writer
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The In-Between Spaces and Ambiguity: Finding my Voice as a Writer

The In-Between Spaces and Ambiguity: Finding my Voice as a Writer by Maribel Hermosillo I was born and raised in San Antonio by migrant parents from Zacatecas, Mexico. Like many other children in this region, I grew up with the cultura of North Central Mexico but with tendencies of a Tejana. Essentially, this means I … Continue reading

“I love myself when I am laughing, and again when I am looking mean and impressive.”
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“I love myself when I am laughing, and again when I am looking mean and impressive.”

Zora Neale Hurston was a writer, poet and anthropologist. She was born on January 7, 1891 in Notasulga, Alabama, but she spent her childhood years in Eatonville, Florida, an all black community where her father became the mayor. In her story, Their Eyes Are Watching God, a similar place is depicted where black folks can control their … Continue reading