Tina Cane will be participating in a panel discussion at the 2019 AWP Conference & Bookfair with Christopher Soto, Suzi Garcia, Farid Matuk, and Eloisa Amezcua.
How can writers craft a world in which diverse voices are heard, especially in institutions without diverse leadership? This panel brings together writers and editors to discuss the ways in which they have advocated for a range of voices in the arenas of publishing, prizes, and the university, and the successes and challenges they’ve experienced along the way.
Location: Portland Ballroom 251, Oregon Convention Center, Level 2
Sehba Sarwar will be participating in a panel discussion at the 2019 AWP Conference & Bookfair with Alan Pelaez Lopez, Veronica Reyes, Olga Garcia Echeverria, and Maya Chinchilla.
"Ethnic identity is twin skin to linguistic identity—I am my language" wrote the legendary poet-scholar Gloria Anzaldúa. Despite the rich linguistic/cultural diversity within the US, the primary passport in mainstream publishing continues to be monolinguistic. This multi-genre reading features Latinx and writers of color with unruly tongues disrupting English-only literary zones and challenging narrow perceptions of what constitutes Latinx and POC writing and identity.
Location: E141-142, Oregon Convention Center, Level 1
Veliz Books y el Departamento de Creación Literaria de UTEP tienen el agrado de presentar el lanzamiento del poemario La isla de tu nombre de Gabriela Aguirre. ¡Los esperamos!
Trent D. Hudley will be part of a reading curated by Steven Dunn that will take place before Program 8: Black Radical Imagination, at the Unseen Festival, Thursday, Sept. 28th!
Trent D. Hudley will be reading at the 2nd Annual Lit Crawl Denver with Lighthouse Writers Workshop.
More information at: https://2ndannuallitcrawldenver2017.sched.com/event/BVo2/lighthouse-writers-workshop