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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

Pablo Miguel Martinez in Conversation with Dan Vera at Letras Latinas August 1, 2013: A great conversation between Pablo Miguel Martinez, first-book author and co-founder of the national Latino poetry collective, CantoMundo, and Dan Vera is up at the Letras Latinas Blog. Vera talks to Martinez about his debut volume, Brazos, Carry Me; and much else. An excerpt: DV: ...You manage to seamlessly weave in Pre-Columbian [...] by

AWP: Some Thoughts 1 April 12, 2010: It’d been six years since my last visit to AWP. This is not a confession. I had a strange time back then, adrift, inadequate feeling. You know, not feeling that I’d done enough, that I wasn’t pulling my own weight as a poet in the world. This is another way of saying that at that point in my career, I was so dependent upon the [...] by