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Currently Scheduling for 2020!

January 14, 2020

Let’s work together.

I can create a reading or workshop to your needs. I’ll post a list of topics I am working on for 2020 soon.

Looking forward to hearing from you.

Maya Chinchilla

Maya Chinchilla, author of “The Cha Cha Files: A Chapina Poética,” is a queer femme Guatemalan writer and cultural activist. She gives readings, lectures, writing workshops and is a lecturer at UC Davis, UC Santa Cruz, Contra Costa College in Chicana/Latino/a/x Studies, creative writing and LGBTQ studies. She is the editor of the forthcoming “CentroMariconadas” inspired by Horacio Roque Ramirez, an anthology of queer and trans Central American writing. She is currently working on new writing and a forthcoming CentAm podcast, conducting writing workshops on Central American Feelings, and assisting and bearing witness on monthly humanitarian efforts in Tijuana. Maya writes and performs poetry that explores themes of historical memory, heartbreak, tenderness, sexuality, and alternative futures. Her work —sassy, witty, performative, and self-aware— draws on a tradition of truth-telling and poking fun at the wounds we carry.

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