Category: Videos

  • El Testimonio: The Latino Memoir

    El Testimonio: The Latino Memoir

    Every once in a while, I do a Spanish podcast on The Writing Bull. This is a little cut of me recording it, in my “studio.” In this film, I talk about my own quest to regain my Salvadoran roots in my life, which I did, an obsession that began in high school and has […]

  • Instagram: Testing Testing 1-2-3

    Instagram: Testing Testing 1-2-3

    So I’m about to embark on a fun summer project. Michelle and I have four kids, and throughout their childhoods I told them stories. Now, they’re all grown up and huge, and until they start giving me some grandkids, and since it’s summer (which means I can’t tell stories to my students), I figured, why […]

  • The Surgical Tool Known as Instagram

    The Surgical Tool Known as Instagram

    Here’s a little preview I made. I guess that’s what you’d call it, though it’s not for a movie. I’m tossing it out on Instagram to get folks to check out my mother’s essays here on TWB. Marketing. That’s what I’m doing. Thing is, I don’t have anything to sell. I’m using Instagram as a […]

  • Video: Making a Salvadoran Breakfast

    Video: Making a Salvadoran Breakfast

    Good morning! Here’s a little short on Sunday breakfast in the Villatoro home.  

  • The AWP Conference in Tampa: I’m looking for diversity.

    The AWP Conference in Tampa: I’m looking for diversity.

    I’m hoping to find a swarm of Latino writers, professors and students at the AWP conference this weekend. And, hey, maybe it’s happened–maybe there’s a groundswell of writers of Latin American heritage at the AWP. One can hope, right?