A few weeks ago Xica Nation placed a nationwide call for Xicanx art, photos and poetry that addresses the theme of what it means to be Xicanx today. My visual/poem “un espejo” was published as part of this survey. Click on the image below to view its twin poem.
We are thrilled to announce that our second edition, #bozalta4BlackLives is now available. That said, today is another hard day as we receive the news of Alton Sterling‘s murder at the hands of Baton Rouge police — he is the 114th known Black man to be killed by police in the US this year. […]
Building bridges between text, art and book at the Kenyon Review’s ‘The Art of Text’ workshop. A week of exploring my thoughts and questions about “water archives” in textual, visual and book-art form. Many of these ‘books’ I approached as stepping stones to re-member (my) water and make legible ‘submerged’ histories, voices and experiences……
creative writing workshop hosted by myself and Laura Chow Reeve focusing on ancestral memory & visionary fictions. held on March 8, 2016, on UCLA campus.
UCLA Writers of Color Creative Writing Workshop for spring quarter 2016 is now open! please fill out the interest form to secure your spot and let us know what you need from this space.
In the beginning pages of 24, next june the narrator declares, “I am writing my way back to my grandmother.” In writing this reunion, the denied and neglected history of the narrator’s Mexican mother’s past firmly reasserts itself through the pages, much like the return of the repressed. The very ghostliness of her grandmother and […]
From our mission statement: “As people of color writers within the academy, we are too often discouraged from writing creatively and telling our stories because we are told that to do so is self-indulgent and does not produce scholarly work. Not only do we strongly disagree, but we understand this as yet another method to […]