Writing Workshop by Emma Pérez: “Emotional Truths: A Queer Chicanx Approach”

10:00 a.m. Join us for a writing workshop led by author Emma Pérez: “Emotional Truths: A Queer Chicanx Approach” You have an idea for a story. How do you begin? What can you use from your own life experiences to tell your story and bring your character to life? In this workshop, we will experiment with scenes that tap into your emotional truths to write your story. Touching, sincere honesty provides readers with feelings they may link to their own lives even if the story is unfamiliar. (more…)

National Latinx Writers Gathering: A Virtual Event for Latinx Writers in All Genres

Friday-Sunday, October 16-18, 2020 www.uslatinxlit.org The first National Latinx Writers Gathering, “Sembrando y Soñando,” will take place October 16-18, 2020. It is open to any Latinx writer working in any genre. As a result of the new coronavirus, all weekend events will be virtual. The first year of this unprecedented convening of Latinx writers emphasizes community-building, connection, and experiential collaboration–determined by a national survey of Latinx writers who expressed what they want from a first conference of this kind. The first event will also determine the shape (more…)

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