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Villanueva, Alma, 1944-

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    • Alma Luz
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    • Villanueva, Alma Luz, 1944-
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    • found: nuc86-40113: Her Mother, may I? c1978 (hdg. on RPB rept.: Villanueva, Alma, 1944- ; usage: Alma Villanueva)
    • found: LC data base, 02/17/87 (hdg.: Villanueva, Alma, 1944- )
    • found: Her The ultraviolet sky, c1988: t.p. (Alma Luz Villanueva) p. 4 of cover (MFA in writing from Vermont College of Norwich Univ.; teaches writing at Cabrillo Coll., Aptos, Calif.)
    • found: Song of the golden scorpion, 2013: CIP t.p. (Alma Luz Villanueva) data view ("Alma Luz Villanueva was raised in San Francisco's Mission District. Though she writes in English, Villanueva says that "the language/​meaning is rooted in Spanish, and the Yaqui prayers I heard my grandmother sing every morning to the new Child Sun. . . Villanueva began to publish poetry in the late 1970s, winning first place in poetry with the University of California at Irvine's Chicano Literary Prize . . . Villanueva's novel, The Ultraviolet Sky, received the American Book Award, and was listed in 500 Great Books by Women. . . . Villanueva taught fiction/​poetry at the University of California, Santa Cruz, as well as Cabrillo College in Aptos. She has been a guest writer at the Naropa Institute, the University of California at San Diego, Stanford University, Pacific University, and many other institutions") galley post-chapter ("She now teaches in the MFA in Creative Writing program with Antioch University in Los Angeles. When she is not traveling to do readings, workshops, seminars, etc., Villanueva lives and writes most of the year in San Miguel de Allende (Mexico)")
    • found: Understanding contemporary Chicana literature, c2000: table of contents (Alma Luz Villanueva)
    • found:, accessed 4 December 2015: (Alma Luz Villanueva (born 4 October 1944 Lompoc, California) is a Mexican-American poet, short story writer, and novelist ... She taught at University of California Santa Cruz, Cabrillo College, Naropa Institute, Mesa College, University of California, San Diego, Stanford University, Pacific University. She teaches at Antioch University Los Angeles in the MFA in Creative Writing Program, for the past fourteen years as of 2012. She lives in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico)
    • found:, "Voices from the gaps, Alma Luz Villanueva," accessed 4 December 2015: (Alma Luz Villanueva was born in Lompoc, California on October 4,1944. Growing up in the Mission district of San Francisco she lived, until eleven years of age, with her Mexican grandmother ... Villanueva went on to complete a post-secondary education at City College of San Francisco and Norwich University and earned a M.F.A. in 1984 from Vermont College)
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    • PS3572.I354
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    • 1987-02-17: new
    • 2016-08-05: revised
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