Gloria Velasquez

Gloria Velasquez is an award-winning writer of poetry and fiction. She is the author of two poetry collections. I Used to Be a Superwoman (1997) and Xicana on the Run (2006), and the Roosevelt High School Series: Teen Angel (2003), Ankiza (2000), Rina's Family Secret (1998), Maya's Divided World (1995), Tommy Stands Alone (1995), and Juanita Fights the School Board (1994), all from Pinata Books. Velasquez is currently a Professor in the Modern Languages and Literatures Department at California...See more