Rolando Hinojosa-Smith

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Rolando Hinojosa (January 21, 1929[1][2] – April 19, 2022) was an American novelist, essayist and poet. He was the Ellen Clayton Garwood professor in the English Department at the University of Texas at Austin.[3] He was born in Mercedes, Texas. He was known for his Klail City Death Trip Series,. Hinojosa was the first Chicano author to win Premio Casa de las Américas award.

Hinojosa-Smith died on April 19, 2022 at the age of 93.[4]

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  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2022-04-22. Retrieved 2022-04-23.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. "Texas Classics: 'This Writer's Sense of Place,' by Rolando Hinojosa-Smith". Dallas News. August 2014.
  4. "Award-winning Latino author Rolando Hinojosa-Smith dies at 93". NBC News. Retrieved 2022-04-20.

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