Welcome to Latin American Women Writers
Latin American Women Writers is an extensive searchable collection of prose, poetry, and drama composed by women writing in Mexico, Central America, and South America. Also included are essays by Latin American feminists and about the feminist movement that address both the universal concerns of women in every age and the distinctive issues of their struggles in the region. The database features 103,624 pages of prose, poetry and drama.
As Meninas, by Lygia Fagundes Telles
Lygia Fagundes Telles is one of Brazil´s most important living writers and winner of the Camões Prize, the greatest literary award in the Portuguese language. Her most famous novel, As Meninas, tells the story of three young girls in the early 1970s, during Brazil´s military dictatorship.
No Me Agarran Viva: La Mujer Salvadorena en Lucha
No Me Agarran Viva: La Mujer Salvadorena en Lucha, a work by Claribel Alegria and Darwin J. Flakoll portraying the life of Eugenia (Ana Maria Castillo) - one of many revolutionary women from El Salvador dedicated to the liberation of their people.