Tag: MFA in Creative Writing
Kennia Lopez: A New Voice in Literature
Ken Lopez is a Mexican and Salvadoran poet from Kansas City. She hopes her work will, like Chinua Achebe said, tell the story of the hunt from the perspective of the lion. She will be pursuing her MFA in poetry at Brooklyn College in the fall. I had the chance to interview her at the […]
The Salvadoran, Hip-Hop, Mormon Voice of William Palomo
I was at the Associated Writing Programs conference in Tampa in March, where students and professor of creative writing gather for a weekend. I had a great time, because I was on the lookout for Latino writers, and I found them. And this young man was a true find! William Palomo is the son of […]
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?
The AWP Conference in Tampa: I’m look for La Raza.
I’m going to the Associated Writing Program Conference in Tampa in a couple of days. And I’m going to be blunt about the people who I’m looking for there:
Join me in Tampa. I promise, I won’t bring the axe.
I don’t know if anyone will get the Steven King reference, but, what the heck.