Books, Writing

How to Increase Latinx Representation in Children’s Literature

Hi everyone.  I was on a COVID hiatus during the spring and summer, but I am back to posting. I hope you were all well and managed to avoid the virus as it has wreaked havoc with so many people, including my son, who lives in New York City. Thankfully, he successfully battled the virus… Continue reading How to Increase Latinx Representation in Children’s Literature

Latino Literature, Writing

Building A Writing Portfolio One Story at a Time

An Anthology of Poetry and Prose, Harvard College Press Once in a while, one of my mom's stories gets a hold of me and begs to be written. A few months ago, she told me of an experience she had. She saw spirits. I wrote a blog post about it, but her story was more… Continue reading Building A Writing Portfolio One Story at a Time

poetry

Ten Latinx Poets on #NationalPoetryDay

Yesterday was the first day of Spring and the first day I caught a breath. A weeklong cough and a road trip of 1100 miles will do that to you. Today is National Poetry Day. BookRiot published a list of "25 Gateway Poets to Start Reading for World Poetry Day." This had me thinking about… Continue reading Ten Latinx Poets on #NationalPoetryDay