Gabriel San Roman
Sarah Rafael Garcia's "SanTana's Fairy Tales" Come True in Book Form
Updated: Aug 25, 2020
In the imagination of Chicana author Sarah Rafael Garcia, the story of SanTana is best told through fairy tales. The city's native daughter returned last year with a literary vision for her home. Through SanTana's Fairy Tales, she wanted the folklore of the city to become the untold history of its everyday gente—a place where murals are animate and authorities are phantasmal, villainous ogres. Starting as six individual zines, the tales have finally woven together into a bilingual book that celebrates its release on Saturday.
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