Rudolfo A. Anaya​

Rudolfo Anaya is an American author. Best known for his 1972 novel Bless Me, Ultima, Anaya is considered one of the founders of the canon of contemporary Chicano literature.

✦ The character of Ultima literally came to Anaya in a dream.

✦ Anaya has two master’s degrees, one in literature, and other in counseling.

✦ He learned to speak English only when he started school.