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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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Fiction Workshop at Word Up Community Bookshop, New York, NY.

Reading with Michael Jaime-Becerra and Salvador Plascencia at La Historia Society Museum: El Monte, CA

Wise Latinas book launch party at La Casa Azul Bookstore: New York, NY

Comadres and Compadres Latino Writers Conference: Brooklyn, NY

Kweli Journal‘s Writers’ Conference: Brooklyn, NY

Liberty States Fiction Conference: Iselin, NJ

AWP Conference 2013: Boston, MA

Kweli Journal presents “Emily Raboteau in Conversation with Thomas Sayers Ellis”, with Ify Amobi, Camille Wanliss Ortiz, and Audrey Peterson: New York, NY

Brooklyn Book Festival 2012: Brooklyn, NY

“Macondistas in New York” reading with Ron Drummond, Charles Rice-Gonzalez, and Levi Romero at La Casa Azul Bookstore: New York, NY

Santa Barbara Writers Conference (First Book Panel with Ramona Ausubel, Amy Franklin-Willis, and Melinda Palacio): Santa Barbara, CA

International Latino Book Awards at Instituto Cervantes: New York, NY

National Latino Writers Conference: Albuquerque, NM

100 Hispanic Women of Westchester’s  “An Evening of Literature by Latinas”, with Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa and Linda Nieves-Powell at Manhattanville College: Purchase, NY

“Evening with Emerging Voices Fellows” at PEN Center USA: Beverly Hills, CA

San Diego State University Writers Conference: San Diego, CA

Second Mondays at B. Smith’s: New York, NY (Fundraiser for Kweli Journal)

Cup of Culture reading series: Cal State Los Angeles: Los Angeles, CA

“Latina Voices: Sharing Our Experiences” with Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa and Lyn Di Iorio at Greenlight Bookstore: Brooklyn, NY

BookCourt: Brooklyn, NY (“Sundays at Sunny’s Grand Finale” with S.J. Rozan and Stephen O’Connor)

South Carolina Writers Workshop: Myrtle Beach, SC

Brooklyn Book Festival: Brooklyn, NY (reading at the Las Comadres booth and panel with Alan Heathcock and James Mason)

Bryant Park Reading Room Series: New York, NY (reading with Letras Latinas authors)

La Historia Society Museum: El Monte, CA

Skylight Bookstore: Los Angeles, CA

New York Public Library: New York, NY (“Periodically Speaking” panel with Kweli Journal authors Nicole Vasquez and Rachel Eliza Griffiths)

Pacific Standard: Brooklyn, NY

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