Haaland on Passing of Beloved Author Rudolfo Anaya

June 30, 2020
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Deb Haaland (NM-01) posted the following statement celebrating beloved New Mexico author Rudolfo Anaya after hearing the news of his passing:

Rudolfo Anaya captured New Mexico in a way that no one else can. He transported readers to the llano or the streets of Albuquerque. We’ve lost an incredible storyteller. I’m sending prayers to his family and to every New Mexican who grew up reading his stories. We will all feel this loss.”