Domingo Martinez (author)
Domingo Martinez is a Mexican-American author best known for his memoirs The Boy Kings of Texas (published 2012) and My Heart Is a Drunken Compass (published 2014). The Boy Kings of Texas was a finalist in the non-fiction category in the 2012 National Book Award contest. These books describe his difficult childhood in Brownsville, Texas, as well as his later struggles as an adult. Martinez found writing these books cathartic and used the writing as a healing process to deal with his feelings and emotions.
|Subject||Life of immigrant Mexican families in Texas|
|Notable works||The Boy Kings of Texas (2012) |
My Heart Is a Drunken Compass (2014)
|Years active||2012 -|