The Dominican Writers Conference

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Dominicanish: The Dominican Writers Conference in Honor of Josefina BaezSaturday, May 4, 2019, 9AM-5PMCity College of New YorkNYC, NY Facebook Twitter Instagram What to expect at the conferenceWriting WorkshopsThe Set up: Tips for Writing an effective Non-Fiction proposalPublishing for LatinosCrossing Borders Identity and Being (Fiction)The Pineapple Diaries (Monologue writing)Family Trouble Writing about Family (Memoir)Connecting the [….]

Owning Brooklyn: An Interview with Naima Coster

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Owning Brooklyn: An interview with Naima Coster Excerpt as published on The Paris Review written by Carina del Valle Schorske Facebook Twitter Instagram Naima Coster and I met in passing in college at Yale. We had people in common, but I knew her first onstage. I remember watching Naima perform on the step team: her long braid was [….]

Book Review: Para Cenar Habra Nostalgia

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Book review: Para Cenar Habra Nostalgia Whenever you come across a book that shifts your whole outlook on your cultural identity, it is important to talk about it. Para Cenar Habrá Nostalgia was a book that I saw floating around social media for months and I knew that eventually I would pick it up and [….]

Publishers Accepting Manuscripts from Writers — No Agent Needed

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Publishers Accepting Manuscripts from Writers — No Agent Needed These publishers accept manuscripts directly from writers. As is the case with most publishers that don’t require an agent, they have a narrow focus. But, if your work falls into the categories they publish, you will have a good chance of having your proposal read. As always, go to [….]

How to find a Literary Agent

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What is a Literary Agent:  1. lit·er·ar·y a·gent [ˈlidəˌrerē ˈājənt] NOUN literary agents (plural noun) a professional agent who acts on behalf of an author in dealing with publishers and others involved in promoting the author’s work. Access the Guide to Literary Agents-Free Guide to Book   Here are some resources on finding a literary [….]

Clapback Season with Melania Luisa Marte’s “Mela”

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Its Clap back season and ” Mela” is here for it My mother calls me ‘mal habla’. Her Spanish tells me what I feel doesn’t have the right words. That I say the wrong things. A monster inside my mouth, that I speak in a crude tongue. Tells me I don’t know how to be [….]

Book Review: El Alto

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This Mixtape is a Time Capsule: a book review of Francis Mateo’s El Alto Francis Mateo’s El Alto is a mixtape of sorts, juxtaposing poetry, vignettes, photography, short stories and dialogues in Spanish, English and Spanglish. Call it prose or freeverse, Mateo’s second book captures the ever-changing neighborhoods of Washington Heights and Inwood in New [….]

Lanzamiento de Antología Multicultural

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LA COMUNIDAD POÉTICA RD LANZA ANTOLOGIA MULTICULTURAL DE ESCRITORES EMERGENTES La Comunidad Poética  ha puesto en circulación su libro: Antología Multicultural de Escritores Emergentes, generación XXI. quienes han compilado escritos de 31 escritores emergentes dominicanos y de otros países de habla hispana. Esto con la finalidad de para dar a conocer su talento la antología [….]