Ann Hagman Cardinal is a freelance writer as well as the Director of Alumni Affairs for Vermont College of Fine Arts. Her first novel, Sister Chicas--co-authored with two other Latina writers—was released in 2006 by NAL/Penguin Books. Her column, Café Con Lupe, has appeared in several publications and she is a regular contributer to La Bloga. Ann lives in Northern Vermont with her husband Doug and son Carlos.
I was cool once, a club-hopping, New York punk rocker. Now they play my music in the supermarket.
Just when you thought The Shield couldn’t get any more exciting, season six arrives with more twists and turns than a celebrity marriage... with an Uzi!
Ann Hagman Cardinal looks at the cultural and personal implications of being a contently, overly emotional Latina.
As we stood in 30-degree weather, sleet pounding on our heads and shoveling ice cream in our mouths with gloved hands, Carlos began to cry.
Spinal Tap goes to grammar school.
A displaced New York Latina finds that under her designer apparel beats the heart of a Vermont tree hugger.
Jazz singer and musician Luciana Souza talks with Ann Hagman Cardinal about her upcoming tour, her music, her inspirations.
"There isn’t anything that hasn’t been done before! It’s just variations of the same thing. It’s all just sugar, butter, eggs, flour."
Who would have thought someone as culinary-challenged as I could conjure the memory of my Puerto Rican mother through cooking?
Why do parents lose the classification as sexual beings? Wasn’t it our exploits that brought us to the role of being parents?