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AWP 2020 San Antonio, Texas

February 21, 2020

Going for a week to one of my favorite cities in the world, SanAnto!
Here’s a list of some of the panels and readings you can find me at during the Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference.

You can also find me hanging out at the book fair with Libro Mobile, Macondo, Women Who Submit, Letras Latinas, the Latinx Caucus and more. Hope to see you there!

March 4–7, 2020 San Antonio, TX
Henry B. González Convention Center
#AWP20 #SanAntonio

Queer Voices:
Nuestra Voz, Nuestro Cuerpo, Nuestro Tiempo—Our Voice, Our Bodies, Our Time
Friday, March 6, 7pm-10pm@Esperanza Peace & Justice Center 922 San Pedro Ave

Join us for an AWP20 off-site reading for evening of #QueerVoices from Everywhere!

Featured readers include:
Kay Ulanday Barrett, Edyka Chilome, Maya Chinchilla, Anel I. Flores,
Jo-Reyes Boitel, Six Gawd, Ire’ne Lara Silva, Gume Laurel III, Miguel M. Morales, Jesus I. Valles, Saul Hernandez, Roy G. Guzman, Pablo Miguel Martinez, Raquel Gutierrez, Carla Trujillo, Kate Carroll de Gutes, and Virginia Grise.

Writing Medicine:
The Role of Artists in Cultural & Community Healing

AWP Conference Roundtable Reading and Discussion (badge most likely required)
Saturday, March 7
12:10 pm- 1:25 pm
Room 213, Convention Center, Meeting Room Level

In November 2018, the FBI reported that hate crimes increased for the third consecutive year. Writers and artists build resilience and help communities heal, not only through our work on the page, but through our work in the world. Panelists offer reflections on their healing practices, from hosting pláticas following the Pulse Nightclub shooting, to working with Central American migrants at the border, to rewriting the centuries-old proclamation for the city of Santa Fe, New Mexico.
w/ Michelle Otero, Valerie Martínez, Anel I. Flores,
Chasity Salvador, Maya Chinchilla

Indigenous/Xicanx/Latinx Writers Read-In & Mitote
#DIGNIDADLITERARIA

Saturday, March 7, 5pm-6pm
Courtyard, River Level Market Street entrance
Outside of the Convention Center
900 E. Market St. San Antonio, TX

Cost: Free
A call to action to all the Indigenous, Xicanx, Latinx, AfroLatinxs, Boricuas, Caribeños, Central/South Americans, los de las Américas, color de la tierra, the ohs, the ahs, and the exes, those trans to gender and/or genre, the rowdies and sucias, the falsas and for-reals, Todos, todas, todxs. YOU.
Share your stories with US at a free mass Read-In & Mitote.

Contact: Juan Tejeda
Organization: Organized by Alazan Arts Stories and Letters, a todo dar productions, Aztlan Libre Press, Books in the Barrio and Teatro

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