Olivas, Daniel

Daniel Olivas

Daniel A. Olivas is the author of six books, including The Book of Want: A Novel, and Anywhere But L.A.: Stories.  He is also the editor of Latinos in Lotusland: An Anthology of Contemporary Southern California Literature, which collects sixty years of Los Angeles fiction by Latino/a writers.  Olivas has been widely anthologized including in two Norton anthologies: Sudden Fiction Latino and Hint Fiction.  An excerpt of his novel, The Book of Want, appears in New California Writing 2012 recently published by Heyday Books.

Olivas received a degree in English literature from Stanford University and a law degree from the University of California at Los Angeles.  Since 1990, he has practiced law with the California Department of Justice’s Public Rights Division where he is now a supervising attorney in the Consumer Law Section.  Olivas shares blogging duties on La Bloga which is dedicated to Chicano/a and Latino/a literature.  He makes his home in the San Fernando Valley with his wife and son.

Contact:   www.danielolivas.com

Join Us!

Visit Us On TwitterVisit Us On FacebookVisit Us On GooglePlusVisit Us On Youtube

Stay Connected

Featured Interview

The Latino Author is featuring published author Dr. Cynthia Colón. This is Dr. Colón’s first book and covers candid responses to a hectic process of becoming an author. I believe you’ll be impressed with the information she has chosen to share with our readers.

Click here to read interview.

Archived Featured Latino/Hispanic Authors