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Suzi F. Garcia & Carmen Gimenez Smith Talk Latinix Identity Through Slam, Performance, Chiflada, More March 17, 2017: Letras Latinas and CantoMundo are two of 22 organizations that make up the Poetry Coalition, and they’re in the midst of a new series called “Because We Come from Everything: Poetry & [...] by

‘Migration is inevitable’: Marcelo Hernández Castillo at Letras Latinas March 2, 2017: As we mentioned in December, twenty non-profit organizations have formed a poetry coalition whose aim is to promote poetry in the culture. The first issue to be addressed: Migration. Yesterday at [...] by

Verónica Reyes in Conversation at Letras Latinas February 20, 2017: On Friday of last week, Letras Latinas published the latest, and we’re told (sadly) final, installment of the interview series conducted by Notre Dame MFA candidate Luis López-Maldonado. [...] by

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