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. He was born in Pastura, New Mexico.
|Born||October 30, 1937|
Pastura, New Mexico
|Died||June 28, 2020 (aged 82)|
Albuquerque, New Mexico
|Occupation||Novelist, poet, play writer, educator|
|Notable works||Bless Me, Ultima |
|Notable awards||American Book Award; |
Quinto Sol; National Medal of Arts
- 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).
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- "Famed Chicano author Rudolfo Anaya dies at age 82". June 30, 2020. Archived from the original on August 30, 2020.