Interview – Armando Rendon, California Author & Publisher, Part 2

by: Chuy Ramirez
Posted: September 13, 2021

Video: Armando Rendon Part 2

Interview Date: September 4, 2021

Rendon explains his reasons for writing the Chicano Manifesto in 1971, reprinted in 1996, and to updated in late 2021. It was influenced both by his own evolving  “chicanismo” and the emerging chicano political program of the 1960s. He touches on his own fictional books, including the Adventures of Noldo, and the publishing house he helped co-found, “Somos En Encrito (  The publishing house produces multiple genres of latino-oriented writings. IberoAztlan featured and interviewed Martha Zarate, co-author of Our Fathers Were Brothers in its August 2021 edition.

Chuy Ramirez is an attorney practicing law in the Rio Grande Valley since 1983, and dabbles in writing.


The September 2021 edition of IberoAzltan will be our ninth. We had projected publication of six editions which would be focused primarily on an interview project which we began in 2017, called the Chicana/o Legacy Project. The interest in and support for IberoAztlan was Unexpected.

Rather than ceasing publication as originally intended, we are offering to transfer all publisher’s rights, powers, and legal authority to anyone (individually or otherwise) who has the interest and wherewithal to carry on the project.  The purchase price is $1.00, and the consideration and conditions are negotiable.


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