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Javier Zamora Talks to José B. González October 27, 2016: Current Ruth Lilly Fellow Javier Zamora interviews José B. González for the Letras Latinas blog in what director Francisco Aragón calls a “curatorial sweet spot.” We’d agree! [...] by

‘Art is not a goal, it is a new space’: A Conversation With Juan Felipe Herrera September 27, 2016: Up at Letras Latinas blog is an exclusive interview with U.S. poet laureate Juan Felipe Herrera, conducted by Luis Lopez-Maldonado. The conversation ranges across Herrera’s career, working [...] by

Writing Against the Erasure of Darkness: A Conversation With Emily Pérez June 23, 2016: Posted yesterday at Letras Latinas blog, a fantastic conversation between Emily Pérez and Sasha West. On the table is a discussion of Pérez’s new collection House of Sugar, House of Stone, [...] by

Ae Hee Lee Interviews Valerie Mejer Caso at Letras Latinas May 5, 2016: On the Letras Latinas blog, Ae Hee Lee interviews Valerie Mejer Caso, author of This Blue Novel (trans. Michelle Gil-Montero). According to Lee, Caso’s collection is “a poetic narrative [...] by

Letras Latinas Announces Winners of the 2016 Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize and Letras Latinas/Red Hen Poetry Prize April 8, 2016: This just in! Letras Latinas announces the winners of two extraordinary contests: Felicia Zamora is winner of the 2016 Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize, judged by Edwin Torres, and Joe Jiménez is winner [...] by

Poets Honor the Legacy of Civil Rights Activist Dolores Huerta March 10, 2016: New at NBC Latino: the story behind “Poets Unite!” an evening of readings and conversation honoring United Farm Workers co-founder Dolores Huerta, coinciding with a new exhibit at the [...] by

A Lesson in Mentorship and Generosity: Francisco X. Alarcón, 1954-2016 January 15, 2016: At Letras Latinas, Francisco Aragón writes about the life, work, and friendship of Francisco X. Alarcón, who we’ve been told died this morning after a battle with cancer. Aragón, as he was [...] by

Letras Latinas Hosts ire’ne lara silva in Conversation with Sarah A. Chavez June 19, 2015: For Letras Latinas’s new installment, “Nefelibata: Interviews with Latina Writers,” curated by ire’ne lara silva, silva joins Sarah A. Chavez in a conversation about her new [...] by

Juan Felipe Herrera Named US Poet Laureate June 10, 2015: We awoke this morning to the glorious news that Juan Felipe Herrera will be the next US poet laureate. We can’t imagine anyone better suited for the job. Herrera recently served as [...] by

Letras Latinas’s Ae Hee Lee Interviews Sheila Maldonado, Author of Newly Re-Printed one bedroom solo May 22, 2015: At Letras Latinas Ae Hee Lee hosts longtime NYC-er, Sheila Maldonado, whose debut poetry collection one-bedroom solo was reprinted earlier this year. Maldonado is originally from Honduras: she grew [...] by