Rudolfo Anaya

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Rudolfo Anaya : biography

October 30, 1937 –

Bless Me, Ultima will be released as a full-length film in theaters on February 22, 2013.http://blessmeultima.com/ He has recently published a number of books for children and young adults. His first children’s book was titled The Farolitos of Christmas, and was published in 1995. He currently resides in Albuquerque with his wife, and spends several hours daily writing.

List of Books

Fiction

  • Bless Me, Ultima (1972), ISBN 0-446-67536-9
  • Heart of Aztlan (1976), ISBN 0-915808-18-8
  • Tortuga (1979), ISBN 0-915808-34-X
  • Silence of the Llano: Short Stories (1982), ISBN 0-89229-009-9
  • The Legend of La Llorona: A Short Novel (1984), ISBN 0-89229-015-3
  • Lord of the Dawn: the Legend of Quetzalcóatl (1987), ISBN 0-8263-1001-X
  • Alburquerque (1992), ISBN 0-8263-1359-0http://www.amazon.com/Alburquerque-Novel-Rudolfo-Anaya/dp/0826340598
  • Jalamanta: A Message from the Desert (1996), ISBN 0-446-52024-1
  • Serafina’s Stories (2004), ISBN 0-8263-3569-1
  • The Man Who Could Fly and Other Stories (2006), ISBN 0-8061-3738-X
  • Randy Lopez Goes Home: A Novel (Chicana & Chicano Visions of the Americas Series) (2011), ISBN 0806141891

Sonny Baca series

  • Zia Summer (1995), ISBN 0-446-51843-3
  • Rio Grande Fall (1996), ISBN 0-446-51844-1
  • Shaman Winter (1999), ISBN 0-446-52374-7
  • Jemez Spring (2005), ISBN 0-8263-3684-1

Books for children

  • The Farolitos of Christmas: A New Mexico Christmas Story (1987), ISBN 0-937206-05-9
  • Maya’s Children: The Story of La Llorona (1996), illustrated by Maria Baca, ISBN 0-7868-0152-2
  • Farolitos for Abuelo (1998), illustrated by Edward Gonzalez, ISBN 0-7868-0237-5
  • My Land Sings: Stories from the Rio Grande (1999), illustrated by Amy Córdova, ISBN 0-688-15078-0
  • Elegy on the Death of César Chávez (2000), illustrated by Gaspar Enriquez, ISBN 0-938317-51-2
  • Roadrunner’s Dance (2000), illustrated by David Diaz, ISBN 0-7868-0254-5
  • The Santero’s Miracle: A Bilingual Story (2004), illustrated by Amy Córdova, Spanish translation by Enrique Lamadrid, ISBN 0-8263-2847-4
  • The Curse of the ChupaCabra (2006), ISBN 0-8263-4114-4
  • The First Tortilla (2007), illustrated by Amy Córdova, Spanish translation by Enrique Lamadrid, ISBN 0-8263-4214-0
  • ChupaCabra and the Roswell UFO (2008), ISBN 0-8263-4469-0

Non-fiction and Anthologies

  • Voices from the Rio Grande: Selections from the First Rio Grande Writers Conference (1976)
  • Cuentos: Tales from the Hispanic Southwest (1980), with Jose Griego y Maestas, ISBN 0-89013-111-2
  • A Ceremony of Brotherhood, 1680-1980 (1981), edited with Simon J. Ortiz
  • Cuentos Chicanos: A Short Story Anthology (rev. ed. 1984), edited with Antonio Márquez, ISBN 0-8263-0772-8
  • A Chicano in China (1986), ISBN 0-8263-0888-0
  • Voces: An Anthology of Nuevo Mexicano Writers (1987, 1988), editor, ISBN 0-8263-1040-0
  • Aztlán: Essays on the Chicano Homeland (1989), edited with Francisco A. Lamelí, ISBN 0-929820-01-0
  • Tierra: Contemporary Short Fiction of New Mexico (1989), editor, ISBN 0-938317-09-1
  • Flow of the River (2nd ed. 1992), ISBN 0-944725-00-7
  • Descansos: An Interrupted Journey (1995), with Denise Chávez and Juan Estevan Arellano, ISBN 0-929820-06-1
  • Muy Macho: Latino Men Confront Their Manhood, edited and introduction by Ray Gonzales, ISBN 0-385-47861-5
  • Chicano/a Studies: Writing into the Future (1998), edited with Robert Con Davis-Undiano

Poetry

  • Adventures of Juan Chicaspatas (1985), ISBN 0-934770-45-X

Published or Performed Plays

  • The Season of La Llorona
  • Ay, Compadre! (1994)
  • The Farolitos of Christmas (1987)
  • Matachines (1992)
  • Billy the Kid (1995)
  • Who Killed Don Jose? (1995)