Rigoberto Gonzalez


Rigoberto González is the author of eight books of poetry and prose, and the editor of Camino del Sol: Fifteen Years of Latina and Latino Writing. The recipient of Guggenheim and NEA fellowships, winner of the American Book Award, and The Poetry Center Book Award, he writes a Latino book column for the El Paso Times of Texas. He is contributing editor for Poets and Writers magazine, on the Board of Directors of the National Book Critics Circle, and is Associate Professor of English at Rutgers—Newark, State University of New Jersey.

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Mariposa U.
Series: Mariposa boys. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 53,130. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
The third installment in Rigoberto González's beloved series of young adult novels featuring a diverse band of southern California Latino friends finds thoughtful Maui Gutiérrez as a freshman at university and struggling to navigate life away from the support of his loving, old friends and family. University life can be lonely. He has no idea what his education is going to include…
Mariposa Gown
Series: Mariposa boys. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 55,110. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
In the sequel to The Mariposa Club, devoted Maui, fabulous Trini, and Goth-boy Liberace discover that the miedo and drama of life as a senior in high school is never-ending. The cure: friendship. But the bonds between the trio are tested; Sebastián, the handsome son of a wealthy developer crushes on Maui’s eye—and the attraction is mutual but oh-so-complicated…
The Mariposa Club
Series: Mariposa boys. Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 58,760. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010 by Lethe Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
As they embark on their final year of high school, the Fierce Foursome—Maui, Trini, Isaac, and Liberace—decide to do something big, something that will memorialize their friendships for when they all begin their new “adult” lives: start a GLBTQ club. They are accustomed to the hardships that come with being openly gay in high school (not to mention in their homes).

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