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Latino literature and writing has long flourished in the Catskills region. In this tour, visit Catskills sites associated with important Latino and Latin American writers and critics.

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The Latino Catskills is an early-stage digital project that resituates the rural Catskills region, located 100 miles northwest of New York City, as a generative space of Latino culture and identiy. The project will reveal little-known stories about the countless Spaniards, Cubans, Puerto Ricans, and others of Latin American descent who lived or vacationed in the region from the late nineteenth century through the 1970s, a period when the Catskill Mountains was one of the nation's most popular summer destinations. By rediscovering the Latino presence in the Catskills, the project aims to challenge the tendency to make urban environments the dominant context for understanding Latino life in the Northeast.