The Dominican Writers Conference

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Dominicanish: The Dominican Writers Conference in Honor of Josefina Baez Saturday, May 4, 2019, 9AM-6PM City College of New York NYC, NY Facebook Twitter Instagram Writers of all colors, cultures, classes, and genders are welcome to register. Register Here Click here What to expect at the conference Writing Workshops Speak for Yourself: Tips for an [….]

Owning Brooklyn: An Interview with Naima Coster

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Owning Brooklyn: An interview with Naima Coster Excerpt as published on The Paris Review written by Carina del Valle Schorske Facebook Twitter Instagram Naima Coster and I met in passing in college at Yale. We had people in common, but I knew her first onstage. I remember watching Naima perform on the step team: her long braid was [….]

Book Review: Para Cenar Habra Nostalgia

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Book review: Para Cenar Habra Nostalgia Whenever you come across a book that shifts your whole outlook on your cultural identity, it is important to talk about it. Para Cenar Habrá Nostalgia was a book that I saw floating around social media for months and I knew that eventually I would pick it up and [….]

Publishers Accepting Manuscripts from Writers — No Agent Needed

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Publishers Accepting Manuscripts from Writers — No Agent Needed These publishers accept manuscripts directly from writers. As is the case with most publishers that don’t require an agent, they have a narrow focus. But, if your work falls into the categories they publish, you will have a good chance of having your proposal read. As always, go to [….]

How to find a Literary Agent

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What is a Literary Agent:  1. lit·er·ar·y a·gent [ˈlidəˌrerē ˈājənt] NOUN literary agents (plural noun) a professional agent who acts on behalf of an author in dealing with publishers and others involved in promoting the author’s work. Access the Guide to Literary Agents-Free Guide to Book   Here are some resources on finding a literary [….]