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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

2013 Letras Latinas Season Opens September 6, 2013: We're cusping on the fall, and with that, a number of events seasons are kicking off. Among them is that of Letras Latinas which has a remarkable reach with points across the country (two of which are at our own Chicago headquarters here and here). As Francisco Aragón reports from the LL blog: Around this time last year I said [...] by

Roundtable on a More Complicated Latino/a Poetry Now at PSA June 20, 2013: Installment 4 of Latino/a Poetry Now, at Poetry Society of America, features J. Michael Martínez, Carmen Giménez Smith, Roberto Tejada; and is worth a read, especially if you fancied our recent post on the new Noemi Press/ILS collaboration. Francisco Aragón introduces the interview: When I curated the slate that became installment 4 [...] by

Letras Latinas: Building Literary Community April 27, 2012: As our poetry month (and time on Harriet) comes to a close, I wanted to reflect on an important program that continues to influence the visibility of Latino poetry in this country. If the poetry community at large seems tiny, imagine the Latino poetry community--it’s no degree of separation. Though ours is a virtual community that stays [...] by

Indie Publishing: Two Questions and Several Answers October 27, 2009: Thank you to Eileen Tabios, Francisco Aragón, Reb Livingston, and Rusty Morrison, for answering a couple of very broad questions regarding indie publishing for me. Below are their responses. Question: Why did you start your small press/why did you become an independent publisher? What need was not being met by the existing [...] by