LatinoLit

Loisaida Festival Announces 2016 Lineup, Headlined by Iris Chacón

The Loisaida Festival’s expanded offerings this year preview a new stage in Loisaida, Inc.’s plans to combine STEAM programming with social services that meet the needs of the local community.

  • May 25, 2016
  • 12:00 pm

Narco-State of Mind

This is gritty journalism.

  • Apr 28, 2016
  • 12:04 pm

San Patricio, Puerto Rico: My St. Patrick’s Day

Being “Irishrican” is more common than you think.

  • Mar 17, 2016
  • 9:58 am

Lupe Anguiano: A Life Devoted To Social Justice #WomensHistoryMonth

Profiling a Chicana educator who’s worked tirelessly for the equality of all people.

  • Mar 9, 2016
  • 2:00 pm

Caridad De La Luz: 20 Years of ‘La Bruja’ #WomenHistoryMonth

La Bruja is considered one of the leading spoken word poets in the world.

  • Mar 7, 2016
  • 7:18 pm

Emma Tenayuca: Fair Labor For All #WomenHistoryMonth

San Antonio native Emma Tenayuca was a pioneering activist involved with issues that resemble those of modern times.

  • Mar 7, 2016
  • 5:18 pm

The Talk of the Brown

How a lack of Latino writers at the New Yorker and other media outlets shapes coverage of Latinos.

  • Mar 7, 2016
  • 10:43 am

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
  • 6:10 pm

‘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
  • 12:25 pm

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
  • 11:27 am

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
  • 10:49 am

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