Happy Birthday to Lorraine López, Professor, Poet and Writer

Happy Birthday to professor, poet and writer Lorraine López, born on September 6, 1956 in Los Angeles, California.  López earned her BA at California State University and her MA and Ph D at the University of Georgia. Known for her insightful cross cultural literature, her works include ‘Soy la Avon Lady and Other Stories‘ and ‘The Gifted Gabaldón Sisters’.  Lopez noted in an interview that, “The role of literature is the same as the role of art which is to expand upon a person’s store of knowledge and experience in such a way that the person perceives the world differently, more comprehensively. Obviously, the role of Chicano literature is the same for me.”

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