We are a group of writers and educators who value the contributions Mexican Americans have made to this country. Our goal is to introduce Americans to the cultural and artistic contributions of the Mexican American community in the United States.
Mexican American literature lesson guides
CentroVictoria educators have been traveling around the state giving workshops to teachers on how to incorporate Mexican American literature into the high school classroom using the “Made in Texas” lesson guides developed by CentroVictoria.Read More
Mexican American Literature
CentroVictoria is proud to announce a new release by Bedford/St. Martin’s Press, Mexican American Literature: A Portable Anthology, edited by our executive director, Dagoberto Gilb, with Ricardo Angel Gilb. This anthology features 50 authors whose poems, essays, cartoons, and stories have become important works of Chicano and Chicana literature. Among the new and established voices are Américo Paredes, Sandra Cisneros, Gloria Anzaldúa, Richard Rodriguez, and Domingo Martinez.
in the news
For a review of Huizache 6, please see the Los Angeles Times. CentroVictoria has been written about in The New Yorker, Los Angeles Times, Texas Observer, and Victoria Advocate. It has also been featured on NPR in El Paso.
CentroVictoria announces forth issue of magazine
CentroVictoria proudly announces the publication of the fifth issue of Huizache: The Magazine of Latino Literature. Read more about the fifth issue in the Huizache tab above.