Join Vickie in San Antonio at these events! Thursday, March 5, 2020, 6pm to 7:30 pm, One Poem Festival Reading: Canto Mundo, Letras Latinas, Macondo. Where: Latino Collection of the San Antonio Public Library A poetry reading with: Edyka Chilomé, Vickie Vertiz, Tammy Melody Gomez, Juanita E. Mantz, Kay Ulanday Barrett, John Pluecker, Sarah A. … Continue reading AWP 2020 in San Antonio: events!
Join me as I moderate two panels at the #AWP16 writers' conference happening in LA this year! Latinx writers from all over the southland will share our prose and poetry on the following panels, THURSDAY, March 31, 2016: Panel R225. From New Wave and Punk: Musical influences on Latino Literary Aesthetics. 1:30 pm to 2:45 pm, Room … Continue reading Southeast Los Angeles writing featured at AWP 2016
Having narrowly escaped death, what Benita had to say couldn't wait. The day she found her old journal in a taped-up box in her father's garage, she hurried home to type up the sweet, unfiltered diary of an El Monte high school girl. Benita Morgan Bishop self-published "Lost Girl from El Monte," comprised of diary … Continue reading Lost Girl: Tales of Loving and Leaving El Monte