LatinoLit

Jovita Idar: Journalism Pioneer #WomenHistoryMonth

We salute you, Jovita Idar, during #WomenHistoryMonth.

  • Mar 4, 2016
  • 5:05 pm

Shadows That Once Dwelled Along the Camino

Continuing his journey along Spain’s Camino de Santiago, author Silvio Sirias profiles the life of Emilia Pardo Bazán, a lady of letters who introduced naturalism to Spanish literature.

  • Feb 27, 2016
  • 11:58 am

Latino Rebels Presents: ‘Rebeldes Anthology: Bolder’

Latino Rebels presents: Rebeldes Anthology: Bolder. Bolder, is the first of several Rebeldes Anthology volumes. Staying true to the Latino Rebels tagline: Louder. Prouder. Bolder., this literary work breaks from the confines of mainstream realism, cross boundaries of form and genres, and bluntly covers a broad array of subject matter impacting the Latino community. The […]

  • Feb 23, 2016
  • 1:32 pm

‘Hamilton’ Is Too Tan for the Internet

  Last Monday night at exactly 9:30 pm EST everyone in America skipped a heartbeat while witnessing an epic performance at the Grammys. Introduced by our political humorist lord and savior, Stephen Colbert, everyone enjoyed the opening number, “Alexander Hamilton” of the Broadway musical Hamilton. A few 1,200  guests witnessed it live, at the Richard […]

  • Feb 17, 2016
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‘I Come from the Gunshots of Mexico’

“I come from the goal nets of a soccer field/where my father taught me how to play.”

  • Feb 13, 2016
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Latino Rebels Town Hall Mixer ‘SOLD OUT!’…But There’s a WAIT LIST!

 Presents: Latino Rebels Town Hall Mixer: Latino Vote 2016 Clearly, it’s overdue for our #RebeldesNation to gather around and have a lively conversation. Our Latino Rebels Town Hall Mixer, presented by our friends at The New York Times Latino Network filled up in less than 24 hours! To that, add the numerous emails we’ve received […]

  • Feb 12, 2016
  • 1:04 pm

Mestizo Network: “What Are You?” (VIDEO)

It’s a question posed to Latinos on a regular basis, but it’s also a question which requires a complex answer.

  • Feb 12, 2016
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Latino Mythology Meets Hip Hop in ‘Guardians of Infinity #3’

Writers Darryl “DMC” McDaniels and Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez have the tree-like superhero Groot mistaken for a ceiba by an Afro-Puerto Rican grandmother in New York’s Lower East Side.

  • Feb 5, 2016
  • 9:52 am

An Interview with Lorraine M. López, Author of ‘The Darling’

“Writers of any ethnicity should be free to write the kind of literature they choose, without performing culture to satisfy the mainstream reader’s preconceptions.”

  • Jan 16, 2016
  • 1:41 pm

‘The Wetbacks’ by Carlos Rodríguez

A poem about being Latino in an election year.

  • Jan 15, 2016
  • 10:37 am

From Chicano Punk to Poet Laureate: Juan Felipe Herrera

“There is no fear in art.”

  • Jan 9, 2016
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Puerto Rico al borde del abismo

“El 1 de diciembre fue un día ínfamo en nuestra historia. A ver nuestro gobernador dar limosnas a nuestro maestro colonial era una vergüenza profunda e imperdonable.”

  • Dec 9, 2015
  • 9:57 am

For the Love of the People: Miguel Piñero’s Legacy

“Throughout his life, Piñero fought difficult circumstances which led him to do unforgivable things, but he always sought to somehow help others reach for more.”

  • Dec 7, 2015
  • 10:16 am

The Camino’s Most Enthusiastic Ambassador

Continuing along Spain’s Camino de Santiago, author Silvio Sirias stops to reflect on how the journey changed the life of a modern-day literary giant.

  • Dec 6, 2015
  • 11:54 am

There Are No Safe Zones in Art

“The intersection between art and politics has always been fraught with land mines and dismembered limbs of the well-intentioned.”

  • Dec 3, 2015
  • 12:12 pm

The Hustle: How Miguel Piñero Went From the Streets to the Stage

In his prison cell, Piñero found something that incarceration could never hold captive: a gift that enabled him to express all that at once haunted and inspired him.

  • Nov 30, 2015
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‘Barrio Imbroglio’: Daniel Cubias on Writing a Detective Novel

A conversation with Daniel Cubias, author of the new detective novel ‘Barrio Imbroglio,’ on writing, Latino authors and self-publishing.

  • Nov 27, 2015
  • 11:59 am

A Legendary (and Literary) Publicity Stunt

Author Silvio Sirias crosses Órbigo bridge in León, Spain, where in 1434 a local knight undertook a quixotic challenge.

  • Nov 22, 2015
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‘Seekin’ the Cause’: How Miguel Piñero’s Flow Changed Everything

“Piñero’s tales of ‘hood life,’ ‘ghettocide’ and ‘gangster living’ are disturbing but beautiful because they are laced with sincerity.”

  • Nov 21, 2015
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Rick Najera: A Latino Thought Maker

A chat with writer, actor, comedian and activist Rick Najera, author of ‘Almost White: Forced Confessions of a Latino in Hollywood,’ who just became a member of Latino Rebels’ advisory board.

  • Nov 3, 2015
  • 9:31 am

Rebeldes Anthology: Last Call for Submissions

You have until November 27 to submit your work, so don’t miss your opportunity to be a part of this one of a kind collection!

  • Oct 30, 2015
  • 8:40 am