Thoughts and Prayers (A Poem)

i will not remain silent

  • Feb 15, 2018
  • 9:24 am

THE FIRST RULE OF PUNK: The Most Important Book Published During the First Year of the Trump Presidency

My heart pounded in my chest—not once in my life had I seen a book (fiction) about someone so much like me.

  • Jan 22, 2018
  • 5:59 am

The Fourth King (A POEM)

Sweet baby boy, Christ child,
do not fear me

  • Dec 28, 2017
  • 11:01 am

Read the Powerful LA CADENA, an Award-Winning PEN AMERICA Fiction Piece Written by a Latino Inmate

The scuffle died down as quickly as it had started and monotony returned to the alleyway.

  • Dec 1, 2017
  • 12:16 pm

Building Our Chicana/o-Latina/o Studies Class: A Poem

Naming what is at stake/in the Homeland Security State

  • Nov 17, 2017
  • 8:46 am

Nuestro Trabajo/Our Job: A Poem

I’m burning up/there are very few numbers left

  • Aug 30, 2017
  • 10:05 am

On Empathy, Apathy and Giving No F*cks

For empathy to truly work, we have to disturb our sensibilities and reach past ourselves.

  • Aug 28, 2017
  • 10:51 am

La Casita Grande Editores Is Calling for Latino and Caribbean Literature Submissions

“At LCG, publishing is not just a matter of a releasing a book, it is a matter of developing a whole artist ready to take on the world.”

  • Aug 22, 2017
  • 11:00 am

The Battle for Mexican-American Studies in Tucson: What Happened This Week

It’s a case that few are following, but we have been for years.

  • Jun 30, 2017
  • 3:46 pm

Celebrating Immigrants and Refugees Through Spoken Word (VIDEO)

What would it take for you to give up your home?

  • Jun 26, 2017
  • 8:22 am

Ode to the Class of 2017: A Poem

“Thank you, class of 2017, for not confining your learning to papers and classroom walls.”

  • May 24, 2017
  • 4:31 pm

I Pledge: A Poem

I pledge allegiance to the tears and to the sweat and to the blood…

  • May 15, 2017
  • 10:33 am

Resisting Empire: A Poem

“We are the people of the sun.”

  • Mar 7, 2017
  • 9:24 am

La Pistola

My father, Salomón Chávez Huerta, never left home without his gun.

  • Dec 5, 2016
  • 9:29 am

Anthology of #LatinoLit Science Fiction/Fantasy to Take Off!

A new anthology featuring 21st-century Latino and Latina writers and artists helps imagine a our past, present and future.

  • Nov 18, 2016
  • 1:28 pm

Radiance: Gay Poet Emanuel Xavier on Living Life Raw and Pushing Back

Radiance is dedicated to survivors everywhere, bringing urgent attention to the perils of the marginalized in the wake of the Pulse Orlando Massacre and the challenges of the Black Lives Matter movement.

  • Jul 25, 2016
  • 8:56 am

‘Qué Lejos Estoy’ (How Far I Am): A Photographic Exploration of Mexican-American Identity (VIDEO)

What happens to the Mexican traditions, identity and the ideologies of one family after three generations of assimilation into American culture? By bringing old photographs to life, the filmmaker attempts to find why things have changed, how traditions were lost and asks what makes him who he is today. As part of the PBS Online Film Festival, filmmaker […]

  • Jul 23, 2016
  • 10:44 am

Exposure Won’t Hit the Direct Deposit

We must stop these self-entitled business strategists from keeping 100 percent of profits earned off our skills, education, experience, efforts, time and kind hearts.

  • Jul 21, 2016
  • 11:56 am

Editorial Trance Opens Up a New Portal #Latinolit

Guess who’s back with a spookier, sexier vibe?

  • Jul 16, 2016
  • 12:07 pm

Rostros del arte kichwa: Ariruma Kowii y su poesía para construir el futuro

“Para mí, el referente principal es la realidad de mi pueblo, de mi entorno.”

  • Jun 29, 2016
  • 7:00 am