Gloria Anzaldúa

Gloria Anzaldúa’s book Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza, which combines Spanish and English poetry, memoir and historical analysis, was chosen as one of the thirty-eight Best Books of 1987 by the Literary Journal. In addition to winning an NEA Fiction Award, Anzaldúa was awarded the 1991 Lesbian Rights Award and the Sappho Award of Distinction in 1992.