Writing Workshop and Reading with Olivia Romo

10:00 am – 12:00 pm: Ekphrastic Poetry Workshop 12:30 – 1:30 pm: Community Reading Please join Olivia Romo for an ekphrastic poetry workshop and community reading that will breathe new life and interpretations into the works of art at the National Hispanic Cultural Center. This workshop will guide writers on their own journey of home, exploring the joyful, sorrowful, and painful histories of past and present New Mexico. We will approach the page like a canvas and reimagine our unique histories and personal stories by interpreting works (more…)

Poetry Reading and Reception with Olivia Romo

6:30 – 8:00 pm Join us at the Center for a reading and reception featuring New Mexico poet Olivia Romo! Olivia Romo is a farmer, poet, and water rights activist from Taos. She earned her duel Bachelor’s degrees in English and Chicano/a Studies from the University of New Mexico in 2015. Olivia is also a recognized spoken word artist and storyteller. In 2011, she was titled the New Mexico State Slam Poetry Champion. She was also nominated as a “Remarkable Woman of Taos” and “A Woman to (more…)

2022 Rudolfo and Patricia Anaya Lecture on the Literature of the Southwest, featuring Erika L. Sánchez

“CANCELLED: We regret to inform you that the 2022 Anaya Lecture has been cancelled upon the request of the speaker. Please join us for a film screening of Carl Franklin’s Bless Me, Ultima at the NHCC on Sept. 30 with a pre-lecture introduction by Dr. Gabriel Meléndez. Reception at 6pm, pre-lecture introduction at 6:30, and film screening at 7pm. The film screening is in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Rudolfo Anaya’s Bless Me, Ultima. Free ticketed event; visit”

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