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Victor Villasenor

VICTOR VILLASENOR is a novelist and screenwriter whose works have brought Mexican-American culture and literature to a wide audience. The Los Angeles Times compared his first novel, Macho! (Arte Publico Press, 1973 & 2003), to the best work of John Steinbeck. In addition to Rain of Gold (Arte Publico Press, 1991), he is the author of Burrio Genius: A Memoir (Rayo, 2004), Thirteen Senses: A Memoir (Harper Collins, 2001), Wild Steps of Heaven (Delta Books, 1995), and a collection of stories for...See more