Yesika Salgado and I chop it up: video from 2019 LitLit Conference: Latinx/L.A. Poetics

That time when Yesika Salgado and I read two poems and talked: about how we became writers, who we're in conversation with, and who we wish to become, and what L.A. means to us. Shout out to the 2019 LitLit Conference sponsored by the Los Angeles Review of Books. Thanks again to Kyle Fitzpatrick for … Continue reading Yesika Salgado and I chop it up: video from 2019 LitLit Conference: Latinx/L.A. Poetics

The Time is Now: Radical Feminism at Rock Camp in Southeast LA

Excerpts from the KCET Departures' essay, "The Time is Now for Chicas Rockeras in Southeast L.A.": After the "Radical Body Love for Young Riot Grrls" workshop led by facilitator Gloria Lucas, one of the campers said, "I love my body!" Volunteers also said they heard girls say, "I'm not ashamed to be round. No soy … Continue reading The Time is Now: Radical Feminism at Rock Camp in Southeast LA