The Latina Book Club will feature "Author Cameos" every Wednesday -- brief bios of new authors to explore. Join us and, as always, Read Latino.
He is the author of CROSS OVER WATER and EL PASO DEL NORTE: STORIES ON THE BORDER, which won the Steven Turner First Book Award from the Texas Institute of Letters. Yanez’ chapbook, “Sacred Heart”, was included in the Chicano Chapbook Series edited by Gary Soto. His articles have appeared in numerous literary and collegiate journals. For more information on this talented writer, visit him at http://richardyanez.tumblr.com/.