Book List:6 titles

  • Angie Cruz: This issue was anchored by a conversation we had with Sandra Cisneros when she visited Pittsburgh, and she spontaneously had us draw maps at the dinner table. How we quickly could see by looking at our maps where we have been and even whe...


  • Aster(ix) Journal presents, Best of Kweli, a compilation of 20 of the best prose and poems published in Kweli Journal (an online-only journal of experimental African American literature) in the past seven years. This issue of Aster(ix) is edited by L...


  • "What We Love arose from enacting a conversation, by bringing more voices to the table, where we are creating a home with good bones and impeccable intentions, so Aster(ix) can share writing that moves us. We revisited and have revised the Aster(ix) ...


  • Angie Cruz has established herself as a dazzling new voice in Latin American fiction, her writing compared to Gabriel García Márquez's by The Boston Globe. Now, with humor, passion, and intensity, she reveals the proud members of the Colón family ...


  • At eighteen, Soledad couldn't get away fast enough from her contentious family with their endless tragedies and petty fights. Two years later, she's an art student at Cooper Union with a gallery job and a hip East Village walk-up. But when Tía Gorda...