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In Response to Smithsonian Exhibition, “Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art,” Letras Latinas Launches “PINTURA:PALABRA” March 7, 2014: Several weeks ago, 13 poets from Washington D.C. and across the United States converged at the nation's capital to participate in an ekphrastic poetry workshop and an opportunity to write responses to “Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art,” currently on view at The Smithsonian Museum of American Art. In this La Bloga guest [...] by

Latino Art and Ekphrasis November 26, 2013: [caption id="attachment_77568" align="alignright" width="500"] "Tras la Tormenta" by Jose Meléndez Contreras [/caption] In February, I’ll be spending a couple of days in DC at the Smithsonian American Art Museum to check out “Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art,” the exhibition behind “PINTURA: PALABRA, a project in [...] by

A poet’s take on Wisconsin, as Wisconsin governor takes out poets March 8, 2011: Bloomberg reports that Wisconsin's Poet Laureate post, created by order of then-Governor Tommy Thompson in 2001, will be one of the casualties of embattled Governor Scott Walker's budget bill. The post comes with a stipend that covers up to $2,000 in gas money a year to make up for the poet's travels across the state to lecture and read. The [...] by