Alejandro MoralesAlejandro Morales is a professor of Chicano/Latino Studies at the University of California, Irvine. He is also a fiction writer and has published seven novels and three novellas.
Morales received the 2007 Luis Leal Award for Distinction in Chicano/Latino Literature. The Award organizer said of Morales, "he is a true pioneer in Chicano literature and one of the most outstanding, powerful, and innovative writers on the Chicano experience." Provided by Wikipedia