Rudolfo Anaya

American Chicano novelist, poet

Rudolfo Anaya (October 30, 1937 – June 28, 2020) was an American writer, poet, educator and playwright. He was best known for his 1972 novel Bless Me, Ultima. Anaya was thought to be one of the founders of Chicano literature.[1] He was born in Pastura, New Mexico.

Rudolfo Anaya
Born(1937-10-30)October 30, 1937
Pastura, New Mexico
DiedJune 28, 2020(2020-06-28) (aged 82)
Albuquerque, New Mexico
OccupationNovelist, poet, play writer, educator
Notable worksBless Me, Ultima
Notable awardsAmerican Book Award;
Quinto Sol; National Medal of Arts
SpousePatricia Lawless

Anaya died on June 28, 2020 at his home in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the age of 82.[2][3]

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  1. Cesar A. Gonzales-T., The Ritual and Myth of Experience in the Works of Rudolfo A. Anaya, published in A Sense of Place: Rudolfo A. Anaya: An Annotated Bio-Bibliography (2000).
  2. "Beloved NM author Rudolfo Anaya passes away". June 30, 2020.
  3. "Famed Chicano author Rudolfo Anaya dies at age 82". June 30, 2020. Archived from the original on August 30, 2020.