Books by Sarah Cortez

OUR LOST BORDER by Sarah Cortez
Released: March 20, 2013

"A tough but eye-opening read."
What has been lost is not a political boundary line between the United States and Mexico, but a 60-mile-wide cultural area above and below that line; the issues raised by the voices here reflect how and why that border has become a zone of fear, violence and bloody murder. Read full book review >
Released: April 30, 2011

"Overall, a consistent, well crafted collection. (glossary, author bios) (Short stories. 12-16)"
Cortez complements her adult level Hit List: The Best of Latino Mystery (2009) with 18 new tales (from a largely different set of Latino/Latina authors) featuring teen characters and concerns. Read full book review >
HOW TO UNDRESS A COP by Sarah Cortez
Released: Sept. 30, 2000

"There will always be room on the shelf for 'How To' guides of this nature."
In a society glutted with police shows and detective novels, it is perhaps surprising that more tales of law enforcement have not found their way into poetry. Read full book review >