Ilan Stavans

is LewisSebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture at Amherst College.  His books include The Hispanic Condition (1995), On Borrowed Words (2001), Spanglish (2003), and Love and Language (2007).  He edited, among other volumes, The Poetry of Pablo Neruda (2003) and Cesar Chavez: An Organizer’s Tale (2008).  Becoming Americans: Four Centuries of Immigrant Writing (Library of America) will be out in October.