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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

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

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

Letras Latinas & Noemi Press Team Up June 4, 2013: Good news: Notre Dame's Letras Latinas (the literary program of the Institute for Latino Studies, if you aren't awares) is turning some leaves in a new partnership and book series with Noemi Press; the initiative will showcase new books by Latina/o writers! First book to be published will be Boxing the Compass, by Sandy Florian. More on [...] 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