Why I’ve dedicated my life to serving WOC!

Why are spaces for women of color important TO ME? Because for far too long we have been left out of the narratives. In this space you are at the center of the conversation. Because without you there is NO me! Because writing is how we dig for the truth and hopefully save ourselves. Because… Continue reading Why I’ve dedicated my life to serving WOC!

The NYC Latina Writers Group’s Fundraiser Benefit for Mexico y El Caribe!

Peace family! For the past eleven years the NYC Latina Writers Group has been a space of sisterhood, solidarity and community. We have gathered and celebrated countless writer accomplishments such as, one women shows and publishing / self-publishing books. We are writers by day, Ph.D. students by night. We are mothers who still find the… Continue reading The NYC Latina Writers Group’s Fundraiser Benefit for Mexico y El Caribe!

FILM SCREENING TONIGHT in NYC! Afrolatinos An Untaught History

   I honor that today is the very first screening of AFROLATINOS: LA HISTORIA QUE NUNCA NOS CONTARON, Afrolatinos: An Untaught History!  Tonight is the very first time we share it publicly.     Today I honor how Renzo Devia and I met and dedicated over seven years to this project. We have been committed to… Continue reading FILM SCREENING TONIGHT in NYC! Afrolatinos An Untaught History

Writing as a Meditation ~ Day 8

As I wake up this morning I begin by walking towards the water to write. I am here at my favorite pier with two loving writers. The water is loud... She is roaring... She is pleased... She is saying so much to me... Her winds caress my face... She is kissing me... She is happy… Continue reading Writing as a Meditation ~ Day 8

“Writers summarize our reality, the collective dreams, the collective hopes”

An interview with ISABEL ALLENDE regarding GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ que en paz descanse. He gave us back our history! I am not ashamed to admit that I have never read any works by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. I have tried on so many occasions to read Cien Años de Soledad... pero nada... There was something about… Continue reading “Writers summarize our reality, the collective dreams, the collective hopes”