#AFROLATINASTOKNOW ~ #4: Edwidge Danticat

Follow The next Afrolatina is an incredible writer of Haitian descent. I include her as an Afrolatina by choice! One that there is no argument on. Edwidge Danticat and I (a writer of Dominican descent) share an island. In my life work, the Afrolatinos doc, it was/is important for us to include Haiti in the… Continue reading #AFROLATINASTOKNOW ~ #4: Edwidge Danticat

Words & Rituals: A special event in NYC!

On my mind... Rituals. Words. Sisterhood. Power. Womb. The sacred. The stories we must tell. The line up. The badass women about to tear up the mic. Memoir. Fiction. Poetry. Our voices no longer muted! Oya. Tomorrow. NYC Latina Writers Group 8th Anniversary. See you there! 5:30pm Corcho Wine Room. October is truly the month… Continue reading Words & Rituals: A special event in NYC!

“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”