What is chicana writing?it's a literary term of American Literature.

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Chicana or Chicano writing is defined by an emerging population of Latino or Hispanic writers in America. Many immigrants of years past have had children grow up in the United States understanding two cultures simultaneously. These writers write poetry, short stories, and longer works that are relfective of life in America as minorities both for the good and bad.

It is a literature that will likely mirror the movement of African-American writers like the Langston Hughes and Maya Angelou types of recent years. It is a style that includes authors like Gary Soto and Sandra Ciscneros. You might search their work.