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Helena Maria Viramontes

Helena Maria Viramontes is the acclaimed author of The Moths and Other Storie s and Under the Feet of Jesus ; and the coeditor of two collections: Chicana (W)Rites: On Word and Film and Chicana Creativity and Criticism . She is the recipient of the 2006 Luis Leal Award and the John Dos Passos Award for Literature, and her short stories and essays have been widely anthologized and adopted for classroom use and university study. Viramontes lives in Ithaca, New York, where she is a professor in...See more