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The Natural Inclination of Human Beings to Be Poetic April 10, 2010: I’m at the airport on my way back from the conference. No, not AWP, but NACCS. It’s a hard NACCS life. The National Association of Chicana Chicano Studies is holding it’s annual [...] by

AWP Events featuring Poets & Writers from the Chican@/Latin@ Community April 5, 2010: AWP Annual Conference, April 7-10, 2010, Denver, Colorado Select Events featuring Poets & Writers from the Chicano/Latino Literary Community by

AWP: My Would-be Itinerary February 9, 2009: THURSDAY FEBRUARY 12 8:00a.m. R100. Conference Registration. Attendees who have registered in advance may pick up their registration materials at AWP’s pre-registration desk on the lower level [...] by

OCHO#22: DEAR AMERICA, DON’T BE MY VALENTINE February 7, 2009: Miguel Murphy (Editor) discussed his call for submissions for this issue of OCHO in his intelligent, passionate, and poetic guest post here on Harriet. I just wanted to say that the issue is now [...] by

¡El que no brinque es migra! February 3, 2009: My first creative attempts as a child were narcocorridos. Influenced by movies and songs like La Banda del Carro Rojo, my friends, cousins, brothers, and I played “narcotraficantes,” a game that [...] by

On Advice to Young Poets: an excerpt from The Monk by Matthew G. Lewis January 13, 2009: ‘My verses, my Lord?’ ‘Nay, I am sure that you have been writing some, for nothing else could have kept you awake till this time of the morning. Where are they, Theodore? I shall like to see [...] by

2008 American Book Awards December 11, 2008: The Before Columbus Foundation announces Winners of the Twenty-Eighth Annual AMERICAN BOOK AWARDS Moustafa Bayoumi, How Does It Feel to Be a Problem? Being Young and Arab in America (The Penguin [...] by

Achiote Press Reading in Celebration of 40th Anniversary of UC Berkeley Ethnic Studies Library December 7, 2008: It’s good to be a Bay Arean. (Wait. That doesn’t sound right.) It’s good to live in the Bay Area, partly because of all the great readings. I don’t think anyone covers a [...] by

“Good Bad Poetry”: A Conversation December 4, 2008: Now, far be it from “Poetry & Popular Culture” to take particular umbrage at the Poetry Foundation’s use of the term “good bad poetry”–despite the fact that [...] by

“undocumented poem” December 1, 2008: El Deportado, by Anonymous No tengo papeles, by Abelardo “Lalo” Delgado Running to America, by Luis J. Rodriguez Human Resources, by Monica Teresa Ortiz Imperfect Utterances, by Monica de la [...] by