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.”
Feliz cumpleaños a la profesora, poeta y escritora Lorraine López, nacida en Los Ángeles, California. López obtuvo su licenciatura en la Universidad Estatal de California y su maestría y doctorado en la Universidad de Georgia. Conocida por su perspicaz literatura intercultural, sus obras incluyen “Soy la Avon Lady y otras historias” y “Las talentosas hermanas Gabaldón”. López señaló en una entrevista que, “El papel de la literatura es el mismo que el papel del arte, que consiste en ampliar el acervo de conocimiento y experiencia de una persona de tal manera que la persona perciba el mundo de manera diferente, de manera más completa. El papel de la literatura chicana es el mismo para mí “.

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