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    Burn The Wagon: Call For Submissions

               Burn the Wagon Chapbook Series Our city’s official logo proudly proclaims El Monte’s place at the “end of the Santa Fe Trail.” The white covered wagon at the center of the logo places white Americans as El Monte’s “pioneers.” Indigenous people that occupied these lands before and the Mexican, Latino, […]

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Between Editor Websites

I’ve discontinued my editor website while I look for a new place to set it up. I am still taking clients. If you’re interested in my services, please feel free to write me at: toni.m.kirkpatrick@gmail.com.



Latina Writers Workshop It!

I declare my first time leading a fiction workshop a success! Thanks to these talented and insightful women. It was a pleasure reading their work and discussing it with the group. The staff at Word Up were so friendly and accommodating. Thanks to Latinx in Publishing for setting this up!


Word Up!

I’m up on the Word Up site! Excited to give my fiction workshop this Sunday!

Fiction Workshop in New York!

On June 3, I will lead a fiction workshop for 8 max Latinx writers! If you are in the New York City area and have a piece of fiction you’d like feedback on, please consider signing up. The cost is $40 and proceeds go to Latinx in Publishing, a group dedicated to promoting Latinx literature and supporting Latinx working in publishing.  The deadline to sign up is May 25. Tickets are available here.

Please spread the word!

Sunday, June 3, 1-4PM
Word Up Community Bookshop
2113 Amsterdam Avenue (corner of 165th Street)
New York, NY 10032

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Art Laboe Day!

The 92-year-old disc jockey who used to host at El Monte’s Legion Stadium will receive keys to the city. And March 10 will be named Art Laboe Day!

Check out the San Gabriel Valley Tribune’s piece here.



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