Latin@ writing / Latino poetics / Librotraficante

Librotraficante issue is up at Drunken Boat

Goodness, this issue is STUNNING. Go read it now. Bonus: some of these pieces feature audio recordings. My loneliness is the biggest soul in the room. – from “All Artworks are Riddles” by Carmen Giménez Smith And here’s an interview with Lupe Méndez by Erin Wilcox, co-editors for the Drunken Boat folio. Key words: “Put the word out there…” … Continue reading

AWP / Latin@ writing / poetry / Uncategorized / writing

The emotional infrastructure of the world

Over 13,000 people attended AWP in Seattle, WA last week making it the largest AWP conference yet. Even in this sea of writers, it’s easy to feel lost, even alone, and without anchor. I attended eight panels over the course of three days; these were panels that didn’t alienate, panels where panelists were respectful and … Continue reading