Saturday, July 06, 2013

Latino conferences. Writing contest. Arte, Sacramento

National Latino Writers Conference 2014

Mark your calendars and get your writing ready. This conference will be back next year. Go here to sign up for the E-list and receive details as they develop.

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Also, over on LinkedIn's Latino and Latina Writers Group, there's an interesting discussion begun by Nylda Dieppa-Aldarondo with Sandra Ramos O'Briant, Daniel Olivas et al about conferences for Latin@ writers. You can read and join it here.

Writing contest

"Each year Blue Mesa Review holds a writing contest. We are honored to announce that Sherman Alexie (fiction) and Michael Dickman (poetry) are the 2013 judges. Submit your very best prose and poetry online.

"First place winners receive a cash prize and publication in Blue Mesa Review. We look forward to reading your work!"

Submission Period: June 1 – August 31, 2013
Award Publication, $250 cash prize
Eligibility: This competition is open to original English language works in the genres of poetry and fiction. The submission must be an unpublished work. Simultaneous submissions are acceptable. Authors must not have a close personal or professional relationship with any current or previous BMR staff members.
Reading Fee: $12
What We’re Looking For: Startling, compelling, and beautiful original work. We’re looking for fresh prose and powerful poetry.
Guidelines: Submissions are accepted exclusively through our online submissions manager, Submittable. Entries must be received no later than August 31. Submit a packet of up to 3 poems or up to 6,000 words of prose. Results will be announced mid-October.

The Folk Art Of Emmanuel Archuleta

Closing Reception at Spanglish Arte, Saturday, July 13, 2013, 6:00 - 10:00pm
2nd Saturday Art Exhibit of Emmanuel Archuleta
It's Going To Be Caliente Caliente!!!
Roll Thru And Cool Off With Local Art, Music, Sangria And Paletas!
Spanglish Arte
2512 J Street, Sacramento, Califas
Go here for map, directions and info.

Es todo, hoy,

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