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Costales writes against domestic violence

for_authorSenior Instructor of Spanish and SHL advisor Amy Costales’ micro-cuento (microfiction or short-short story) has been accepted for the upcoming anthology Basta: 100+ Latinas Against Gender Violence by the University of Nevada, Reno, Latino Research Center.

Basta! is a project that began in Santiago, Chile in an effort to create awareness and reduce gender violence. The project has grown to other countries and continents. The Latino Research Center at the University of Nevada, Reno will publish the U.S. anthology of 100+ Latinas in the U.S.

With her upcoming contribution, Costales joins Senior Instructor of Spanish Emerita Alicia Epple and Emeritus Professor of Spanish Juan Epple whose works were included in the anthologies ¡Basta! + de 100 mujeres contra la violencia de genero [Enough! over 100 women against violence to women] (Santiago: Editorial Asterion, 2012) and Basta! + de cien hombres contra la violencia de genero (Enough! over 100 men against violence to women) (Santiago: Editorial Asterion, 2012). These anthologies were published as a contribution to a national campaign to stop domestic violence in Chile and elsewhere. Professor Juan Epple introduced Costales to the power of micro-cuento when she w
as an M.A. student.

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