Luis J. Rodriguez is the author of fourteen books in poetry, children’s literature, fiction, and nonfiction, including the bestselling memoir, "Always Running, La Vida Loca, Gang Days in L.A." He’s cofounder of Tia Chucha’s Centro Cultural and Bookstore, founder/editor of Tia Chucha Press, and cofounder of Barking Rooster Entertainment. His latest book is the sequel to "Always Running," entitled “It Calls You Back: An Odyssey Through Love, Addiction, Revolutions, and Healing” (Touchstone Books/Simon & Schuster).