Interview with Rudy Anaya

Rudy Anaya was unable to make the trip from New Mexico to visit us for Quinto Sol Remembered. However, he did agree to sit down with Professor Genaro Padilla in his New Mexico… Continue reading

Alurista: The Poet Laureate of Aztlan

Quinto Sol Remembered is pleased to welcome Alurista. His contribution to the formation of Chicano/a Poetry in unrivaled. Alurista published many pieces in the early issues of El Grito. – He is the… Continue reading

XICANDO: On Our Own Terms— Exhibition of Work by Celia Rodriguez, Maceo Montoya, and Malaquias Montoya

XICANDO: On Our Own Terms Quinto Sol Remembered will open an exhibition of the art Malaquias Montoya, Celia Rodriguez, and Maceo Montoya during the two-day encuentro at UC Berkeley April 6-7 2012. The pieces will… Continue reading

Quinto Sol Remembered Welcomes Hector Calderon

We are pleased to welcome Professor and Scholar, Hector Calderon. Mr. Calderon is an expert on the Premio Novels and has written foundational criticism on Chicana/o literature. — QSR From his Bio ( : Professor Héctor… Continue reading

Schedule for Friday

Quinto Sol Remembered: 45th Anniversary of the First Chicana/o Publisher Schedule for Friday April, 6, 2012 Maude Fife Room—315 Wheeler Hall 10:00 to 10:15 – Breakfast – Registration The Early Years: Hear From… Continue reading

Quinto Sol Remembered Welcomes Lucha Corpi

  Lucha Corpi was an early Copy Editor and  joined the list of of influential writers/artists who contributed to the early work of Quinto Sol Publications and El Grito. We are honored to… Continue reading

Elizondo and Segade

Quinto Sol Remembered welcomes poet Sergio Elizondo, author of Perros y Antiperros (Quinto Sol Publications, 1972). Professor Elizondo has taught at San Diego State since 1995. Professor Gustavo Segade provided the English translation of Perros. Professor Segade… Continue reading

Lorna Dee Cervantes, UC Regents Lecturer: UC Berkeley

Quinto Sol Remembered is honored to have Poet Lorna Dee Cervantes present during our two-day encuentro April 6-7. Ms. Cervantes has said that the early issues of El Grito had a profound effect… Continue reading

Professor Octavio Romano, Founder of Quinto Sol Publications

Professor Romano, who founded Quinto Sol Publications in 1965 and launched a prestigious literary prize for Mexican American writers — the Premio Quinto Sol — died of a stroke Feb. 26 in Berkeley.… Continue reading


Members of Quinto Sol Remembered, Gustavo Buenrostro, Javier Huerta, Joseph Rios, and Wanda Alarcon will be presenting at the National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies (NACCS) conference in Chicago this Thursday, March 15.… Continue reading