"Anaya's...elegiac, deceptively simple prose [is] captivating in its aspiration and achievent."
Readers will be hard-pressed to resist Anaya's work because of the revelation and redemption it consistently affers."
Janet St. John. Booklist
" His teaching and writing have inspired a generation of young writers and a wide readership."
Robert Con Davis-Undiano.
World Literature Today
"Anaya´s writing reflects the longing and sense of misplacement that many assimilated people feel. he shows that many layered histories shapes lives, as do landscapes of the desert."
Bernadette Flynn Low.
Magill's Literary Annual 2007