The Dominican Writers Conference

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Dominicanish: The Dominican Writers Conference in Honor of Josefina BaezSaturday, May 4, 2019, 9AM-5PMCity College of New YorkNYC, 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 conferenceWriting WorkshopsThe Set up: Tips for Writing an effective Non-Fiction proposalPublishing for [….]

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 [….]

Clapback Season with Melania Luisa Marte’s “Mela”

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Its Clap back season and ” Mela” is here for it My mother calls me ‘mal habla’. Her Spanish tells me what I feel doesn’t have the right words. That I say the wrong things. A monster inside my mouth, that I speak in a crude tongue. Tells me I don’t know how to be [….]

Book Review: El Alto

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This Mixtape is a Time Capsule: a book review of Francis Mateo’s El Alto Francis Mateo’s El Alto is a mixtape of sorts, juxtaposing poetry, vignettes, photography, short stories and dialogues in Spanish, English and Spanglish. Call it prose or freeverse, Mateo’s second book captures the ever-changing neighborhoods of Washington Heights and Inwood in New [….]

Lanzamiento de Antología Multicultural

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LA COMUNIDAD POÉTICA RD LANZA ANTOLOGIA MULTICULTURAL DE ESCRITORES EMERGENTES La Comunidad Poética  ha puesto en circulación su libro: Antología Multicultural de Escritores Emergentes, generación XXI. quienes han compilado escritos de 31 escritores emergentes dominicanos y de otros países de habla hispana. Esto con la finalidad de para dar a conocer su talento la antología [….]

How to Leave Home

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How to Leave Home Pretend the section 8 apartment your mother fought to put over your head is no longer enough. You grown, you gotta go. Fill the apartment you’ll always call home to the brim with memories that threaten. Like the scrapping of innocence, the belt whippings, the fist fights with your sister, the [….]