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Gary Soto

A Latino Storyteller Shunned

Milawaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel | Esther Cepeda | Posted 10.03.2013 | Latino Voices

Even before social media empowered the masses to easily shout down those they disagreed with, the now-common behavior of reacting with outrage before ...

Suffer the Children

George Heymont | Posted 06.02.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

Although the plots of many musicals have been built around love stories and comic devices, a growing number can be identified as "message" musicals.

Immigration: A Kid's-Eye View

Joan Gelfand | Posted 04.20.2013 | San Francisco
Joan Gelfand

Emily Klion, director of the Marsh Youth Theater in San Francisco, wanted to tell the stories of the "dreamers," children caught in the battle over immigration. To help her tackle this thorny topic, she approached award-winning poet Gary Soto, who signed on to write In and Out of Shadows.