Tuesday, May 22, 2012

A Decade of National Latino Writers Conference - La Bloga Recap

In its tenth year, the National Latino Writers Conference, on the campus of Alburquerque’s National Hispanic Cultural Center, was held May 16-19.

This year’s faculty of writers produced workshops around specialty themes. Novel/Memoir/Poetry, Jimmy Santiago Baca; Biography/Newswriting, Kathryn Córdova; Novel/Anthology, Cristina García; Literary Criticism/Book Reviews, Rigoberto González; Novel/Short Fiction, Tim Z. Hernández; Writing for Social Justice, Demetria Martínez; Non-Fiction, Iñigo Moré; Oracy/Presenting Your Work,  La Bloga’s Michael Sedano; Young Adult Fiction, Alisa Valdés-Rodriguez. Industry professionals on faculty included Stefanie Von Borstel, Toni Plummer from St. Martin's Press Gary Francisco Keller from Bilingual Review Press, and editorial consultant Marcela Landres.

Michael Sedano featured an extensive recap on today's LA BLOGA, click here and enjoy!

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