Louie Saenz, host of KTEP's Perspectives, interviews Sergio Troncoso about his family and Ysleta, the struggle to become a writer, and the influence of his maternal grandmother, Dolores Rivero, and his paternal grandfather, Santiago Troncoso. The Last Tortilla and Other Stories won the Premio Aztlan and the Southwest Book Award. Troncoso's website is www.SergioTroncoso.com.
(2000; mp3 audio format; 32 minutes)
The Last Tortilla and Other Stories:
"These stories are richly satisfying." ---Publishers Weekly
"Enthusiastically recommended." ---Booklist
"Troncoso really shines when he writes about El Paso and the life of Mexican-Americans there. He has the gift for writing from his heart outward into his reader's heart." ---Bloomsbury Review