Items Tagged With Latino

Obama’s Essential Reads, Ruth Ellen Kocher on Racial Performance, and More

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Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.25.16

On writing centers in homeless shelters; Christopher Marlowe given Shakespeare coauthor credit; literary blog HTML Giant returns after two-year hiatus; and other news.

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President Obama’s Summer Reading List, Brave New World Series, and More

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Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.15.16

Fact-checking nonfiction books; a cognitive psychologist’s answer to the listening vs. reading debate; Wallace Stevens and Trump supporters; and other news.

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Penguin Revives Modern Poets Series, WWII Fiction’s Renaissance, and More

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Daily News

Online Only, posted 6.14.16

New anthology modeled after The Canterbury Tales features stories of refugees in the U.K.; a poet and a novelist respond to the Orlando shooting; the trope of masculine genius; and other news. 

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Resources for Writers and the Role of Community: Washington, D.C. 2014

Posted 11.12.14

Bonnie Rose Marcus, director of Poets & Writers’ Readings & Workshops (East), leads a discussion about resources available to writers in Washington, D.C., the importance of community, and how various literary communities can support one another. Panelists include Carlos Parada Ayala, Sarah Browning, Elizabeth Bruce, and Regie Cabico.

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Letras Latinas/Red Hen Poetry Prize

Letras Latinas/Red Hen Poetry Prize

A prize of $1,000 and publication by Red Hen Press is given biennially for a second or third book by a Latino poet. Rigoberto González will judge. The winner is also invited to give readings in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, and Washington, D.C. Submit two copies of a manuscript of at least 50 pages by January 15, 2016. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Voices Summer Writing Workshops

Posted 2.4.10

Type: 
Conference
Location: 
Houston, TX
Event Date: 
January 1, 2099

The 2013 Voices Summer Writing Workshops for writers of color, presented by the Voices of Our Nations Arts Foundation, was held from June 23 to June 29 on the University of California campus in Berkeley. The program offered workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. The 2013 faculty included poets Elmaz Abinader, Jimmy Santiago Baca, Ruth Forman, David Mura; fiction writers Junot Díaz, M. Evelina Galang, Mat Johnson, Jeffrey Renard Allen; and creative nonfiction writers Faith Adiele, and Staceyann Chin. In addition, two residencies are offered annually which allowed writers individual mentorship opportunities. Tuition was $800 for the workshop, and $700 for the residency. Visit the website for more information. 

Contact Information: 

Voices Summer Writing Workshops, Voices of Our Nations Foundation, 11903 Mullins Drive, Houston, TX 77035. (510) 214-2010. Diem Jones, Executive Director.