Xicana/o Literature Collection

Acosta, Oscar Zeta — The Revolt of the Cockroach People
Acosta, Oscar Zeta — The Autobiography of a Brown Buffalo
Alurista – Et Tú…Raza?
Alurista – Z Eros
Alurista – As our barrio turns: who the yoke b on?
Alurista – Floricanto en Aztlán
Alarcon, Francisco X. – Body in Flames/Cuerpo en llamas
Anaya, Rudolfo — Bless Me, Ultima
Anaya, Rudolfo — Heart of Aztlán
Anaya, Rudolfo — Tortuga
Anaya, Rudolfo — A Chicano in China
Anaya, Rudolfo — Albuquerque
Anzaldúa, Gloria — Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza
Arias, Ron — The Road to Tamazunchale
Baca, Jimmy Santiago – C-Train and Thirteen Mexicans: Dream Boy’s Story
Baca, Jimmy Santiago – Healing Earthquakes
Baca, Jimmy Santiago – Set This Book on Fire
Baca, Jimmy Santiago – In the Way of the Sun
Baca, Jimmy Santiago – Black Mesa Poems
Baca, Jimmy Santiago – Poems Taken from My Yard
Baca, Jimmy Santiago – What’s Happening
Baca, Jimmy Santiago – A Place to Stand
Baca, Jimmy Santiago – Working in the Dark: Reflections of a Poet of the Barrio
Baca, Jimmy Santiago – Los tres hijos de Julia
Barrio, Raymond – The Plum Plum Pickers
Brito, Aristeo — The Devil in Texas/El Diablo en Texas
Burciaga, José Antonio — Drink Cultura: Chicanismo
Burciaga, José Antonio – Spilling the Beans: Loteria Chicana
Burciaga, José Antonio – Weedee Peepo: A Collection of Essays
Candelaria, Nash — Not by the Sword
Candelaria, Nash – Memories of the Alhambra
Candelaria, Nash – The Day the Cisco Kid Shot John Wayne
Candelaria, Nash – Leonor Park
Candelaria, Nash – Uncivil Rights and Other Stories
Candelaria, Nash – Second Communion
Candelaria, Nash – A Daughter’s a Daughte
Candelaria, Nash — Inheritance of Strangers
Cano, Daniel – Death and the American Dream
Cantú, Norma Elia – Canícula: Snapshots of a Girlhood en La Frontera
Castillo, Ana — Sapogonia
Castillo, Ana – I Ask the Impossible
Castillo, Ana – Loverboys
Castillo, Ana – Watercolor Women/Opaque Men: A Novel
Castillo, Ana — Massacre of the Dreamers: Essays on Xicanisma
Castillo, Ana — The Mixquiahuala Letters
Castillo, Ana — So Far From God
Chacón, Daniel – Hotel Juarez: Stories, Rooms and Loops
Chávez, Denise — The Last of the Menu Girls
Chávez, Denise — Face of an Angel
Cisneros, Sandra — Loose Woman
Cisneros, Sandra — Woman Hollering Creek and other stories
Cisneros, Sandra — The House on Mango Street
Cisneros, Sandra — My Wicked Wicked Ways
Cisneros, Sandra – Caramelo
Cervantes, Lorna Dee — Emplumada
Cervantes, Lorna Dee – From the Cables of Genocide: Poems on Love and Hunger
Corpi, Lucha — Delia’s Song
Corpi, Lucha — Variaciones Sobre Una Tempestad/Variations on a Storm
Corpi, Lucha – Euolgy for a Brown Angel
Corpi, Lucha – Cactus Blood
de Hoyos, Angela — Woman, Woman
Delgado, Joseph – Ditch Water
Domínguez, David – The Ghost of César Chávez: Poems
Fernández, Roberta — Intaglio: A Novel in Six Stories
Fontes, Montserrat – Dreams of the Centaur: A Novel
Galarza, Ernesto — Barrio Boy
García, Lionel G. — A Shroud in the Family
García, Lionel G. — Leaving Home
González, Genaro — Rainbow’s End
González, Ray – Twilights and Chants
González, Rigoberto – Unpeopled Eden
González, Rigoberto – Black Blossoms
González, Rigoberto – Other Fugitives and Other Strangers
González, Rigoberto – So Often the Pitcher Goes to Water until It Breaks
González, Rigoberto – Butterfly Boy: Memories of a Chicano Mariposa
González, Rigoberto – Mariposa Gown
González, Rigoberto – The Mariposa Club
González, Rigoberto – Crossing Vines
González, Rodolfo “Corky” – I am Joaquin
Grande, Reyna – Dancing with Butterflies: A Novel
Grande, Reyna – The Distance Between Us
Herrera, Juan Felipe — Exiles of Desire
Herrera, Juan Felipe – Mayan Drifter: Chicano Poet in the Lowlands of America
Herrera, Juan Felipe – Giraffe on Fire
Hinojosa, Rolando — Los Amigos de Becky
Hinojosa, Rolando — Becky and her Friends
Hinojosa, Rolando – Ask a Policeman
Hinojosa, Rolando – Dear Rafe
Hinojosa, Rolando – Claros varones de Belken
Hinojosa, Rolando – Partners in Crime
Hinojosa, Rolando — Klail City
Hinojosa, Rolando – Rites and Witnesses
Hinojosa, Rolando – We Happy Few
Islas, Arturo — The Rain God
Islas, Arturo — Migrant Souls
Islas, Arturo – La Mollie and the King of Tears
Jiménez, Francisco – The Circuit: Stories from the Life of a Migrant Child
Jiménez, Francisco – Breaking Through
Martínez, Demetria – Confessions of a Berlitz-Tape Chicana
Martínez, Demetria – The Devil’s Workshop: Poems
Marínez, Domingo – The Boy Kings of Texas: A Memoir
Martínez, Eliud — Voice-Haunted Journey
Martínez, Victor – Parrot in the Oven: Mi Vida
Mora, Pat — Borders
Morales, Alejandro — The Brick People
Morales, Alejandro – Old Faces Arid New Wine
Morton, Carlos — The Many Deaths of Danny Rosales and Other Plays
Niggli, Josefina – Mexican Village
Niggli, Josefina – Step Down, Elder Brother
Niggli, Josefina – A Miracle for Mexico
Niggli, Josefina – Mexican Silhouettes
Niggli, Josefina – Cry of Hidalgo
Niggli, Josefina – Soldadera
Niggli, Josefina – The Ring of General Macias
Niggli, Josefina – The Red Velvet Goat
Niggli, Josefina – Sunday Costs Five Pesos
Niggli, Josefina – Singing Valley
Niggli, Josefina – The Fair God
Niggli, Josefina – The Cry of Dolores
Niggli, Josefina – Azteca
Niggli, Josefina – This Is Villa
Niggli, Josefina – Tooth or Shave
Niggli, Josefina – Sorella
Niggli, Josefina – Yes, Nellie
Niggli, Josefina – Grapes Are Sometimes Sweet
Niggli, Josefina – The Defeat of Grandfather Devil
Olivas, Daniel – The Book of Want
Olivas, Daniel – The Courtship of María Rivera Peña
Olivas, Daniel – Assumption and Other Stories
Olivas, Daniel – Devil Talk: Stories
Olivas, Daniel – Anywhere But L.A.: Stories
Otero, Miguel Jr. – The Real Billy the Kid
Padilla, Ernesto – Cigarro Lucky Strike
Paredes, Americo – George Washington Gómez: A Mexicotexan Novel
Pineda, Cecile – Face
Pineda, Cecile – Frieze
Pineda, Cecile – The Love Queen of the Amazon
Pineda, Cecile – Fishlight: A Dream of Childhood
Pineda, Cecile – Bardo99
Pineda, Cecile – Redoubt
Pineda, Cecile – Like Snow Melting in Water
Pérez, Emma – Gulf Dreams
Pérez, Emma – Forgetting the Alamo, Or, Blood Memory: A Novel
Ponce, Mary Helen — Taking Control
Ponce, Mary Helen — The Wedding
Ponce, Mary Helen — Hoyt Street: An Autobiography
Portillo-Trambley, Estela — Trini
Rechy, John – City of Night
Rechy, John – Numbers
Rechy, John – This Day’s Death
Rechy, John – The Vampires
Rechy, John – The Fourth Angel
Rechy, John – The Sexual Outlaw
Rechy, John – Rushes
Rechy, John – Bodies and Souls
Rechy, John – Marilyn’s Daughter
Rechy, John – The Miraculous Day of Amalia Gomez
Rechy, John – Our Lady of Babylon
Rechy, John – The Coming of the Night
Rechy, John – The Life and Adventures of Lyle Clemens
Rechy, John – Beneath the Skin
Rechy, John – About My Life and the Kept Woman
Rivera, Rick P. – Stars Always Shine
Rivera, Santino J. – Demon in the Mirror
Rivera, Santino J. – AmeriKKKan Stories
Rivera, Santino J. – ¡Ban This!: The BSP Anthology of Xicana/o Literature
Rivera, Santino J. – Lowriting: Shots, Rides & Stories from the Chicano Soul
Rivera, Tomás — The Searchers: Collected Poetry
Rivera, Tomás — The Harvest/La Cosecha
Rivera, Tomás — …Y No Se Lo Tragó La Tierra…And The Earth Did Not Part
Rodríguez, Joe — Oddsplayer
Rodríguez, Luis – Always Running
Rodríguez, Luis – It Calls You Back: An Odyssey Through Love, Addiction, Revolution and Healing
Rodríguez, Odilia Galvan – Migratory Birds: New and Noted Poems
Rodríguez, Richard – Brown: The Last Discovery of America
Rodríguez, Richard – Days of Obligation: An Argument with My Mexican Father
Romero, Leo — Celso
Romero Orlando – Nambe–Year One
Sáenz, Benjamin Aire – Everything Begins and Ends at the Kentucky Club
Sáenz, Benjamin Aire – In Perfect Light
Sáenz, Benjamin Aire – The Book of What Remains
Sáenz, Benjamin Aire – Calendar of Dust
Sáenz, Benjamin Aire – Carry Me Like Water
Sagel, Jim – Sabelotodo Entiendelonada & Other Stories
Salinas, Luis Omar — The Sadness of Days: Selected and New Poems
SalinasRaul – Un Trip Through the Mind Jail y Otras Excusions
Sánchez, Ricardo — Selected Poems
Sánchez, Thomas – Rabbit Boss
Sandoval, Annette – Spitfire
Santiago, Danny — Famous All Over Town
Serros, Michelle — Chicana Falsa and Other Stories of Death, Identity, and Oxnard
Soto, Gary — The Elements of San Joaquín
Soto, Gary — Baseball in April and Other Stories
Soto, Gary — Lesser Evils Ten Quartets
Soto, Gary — Small Faces
Suarez, Mario – “Cuco Goes to a Party”
Tafolla, Carmen – Curandera
Troncoso, Sergio – From This Wicked Patch of Dust
Troncoso, Sergio – Crossing Borders: Personal Essays
Troncoso, Sergio – The Nature of Truth
Troncoso, Sergio – The Last Tortilla and Other Stories
Trujillo, Carla – What Night Brings
Ulibarrí, Sabine — Mi Abuela Fumaba Puros/ My Grandma Smoked Cigars
Ulibarrí, Sabine — El Cóndor and Other Stories/El Cóndor y Otros Cuentos
Ulibarrí, Sabine – Mi abuela fumaba puros y otros cuentos de Tierra Amarilla/My Grandma Smoked Cigars and Other Stories of Tierra Amarilla
Urrea, Luis Alberto – The Fever of Being
Urrea, Luis Alberto – Ghost Sickness
Urrea, Luis Alberto – Vatos
Urrea, Luis Alberto – In Search of Snow
Urrea, Luis Alberto – The Hummingbird’s Daughter
Urrea, Luis Alberto – Into the Beautiful North
Urrea, Luis Alberto – Queen of America
Valdez, Gina – There Are No Madmen Here
Valdez, Luis — Luis Valdez-Early Works: Actos, Bernabé and Pensamiento Serpentino
Vasquez, Richard – Chicano: A Novel
Valdez, Luis — Zoot Suit and Other Plays
Valle, Victor – Calendar of Souls, Wheel of Fire
Véa Jr., Alfredo — La Maravilla
Vea Jr., Alfredo — The Silver Cloud Café
Vea Jr., Alfredo – Gods Go Begging
Vigil, Evangelina – Thirty An’ Seen a Lot
Villanueva, Alma Luz — The Ultraviolet Sky
Villanueva, Alma Luz – Luna’s California Poppies
Villanueva, Alma Luz – Naked Ladies
Villanuena, Tino – Shaking Off the Dark
Villareal, José Antonio — Pocho
Villareal, José Antonio — The Fifth Horseman
Villareal, José Antonio — Clemente Chacón
Villaseñor, Victor – Macho!
Villaseñor, Victor – Rain of Gold
Villaseñor, Victor – Wild Steps of Heaven
Villaseñor, Victor – Thirteen Senses: A Memoir
Villaseñor, Victor – Burro Genius: A Memoir
Villaseñor, Victor – Crazy Loco Love
Viramontes, Helena María — Under the Feet of Jesus
Viramontes, Helena María — The Moths and Other Short Stories
Viramontes, Helena María – Their Dogs Came With Them
Zamora, Bernice – Restless Serpents
Zamora, Bernice – Releasing Serpents
Zamora, Bernice – Bellow
Zamora, Bernice – Recalling Richard
Zamora, Bernice – “Contraries”
Zamora, Bernice – “Glint”

4 Responses to Xicana/o Literature Collection

  1. Annette says:

    How ’bout books by Annette Sandoval?

    • admin says:


      Thanks for the suggestion. This is a work in progress as well as the other listed collections on the site.


  2. Edgar says:

    Great list. How about Miguel Méndez’s “Peregrinos en Aztlán/Pilgrims in Aztlán” ?

  3. Tony says:

    This makes an interesting read; “The Aztlan Protocol”, by Alderic Au

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