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

poetry / poetry action plan / Uncategorized / writing

2014 Poetry Action Plan

Last year, poet Jennifer Saunders has introduced me to January Gill O’Neils Poetry Action Plan. To create a plan, you must really ask yourself what’s important to you as a writer and then set realistic goals you’ll track throughout the year. Today, I’ll review my progress with last year’s goals as well as implement the following new ones for … Continue reading