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Libro-Traficantes!

“As y’all may have heard, Latino Studies has essentially been banned in the state of …”

2011
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Free Online Class!

“Something exciting is brewing over here:

The International Writing Program at the University of Iowa has recently …”

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Existential Migration

“My friend Sree (a Malaysian/Australian writer I recently met in the Philippines) just forwarded a …”

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Intro to Travel Writing

“I’m psyched to announce that I’ll be teaching an 8-week, online Intro to Travel Writing …”

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Deadlines for Lifelines

“Now that the holidays have wound down and we’re all embarking upon our new years, …”

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Ode to New York City

“Feliz New Year, everyone! I’ve just returned from 66 hours in my favorite city on …”

2010
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A Year in Books

“Last night, I fulfilled one of my (admittedly geeky) New Year’s resolutions for 2010: I …”

Nov
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NonfictioNow Conference

“Any essayist within 500 miles of the Hawkeye State should drive on over to Iowa …”

Sep
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South Texas Rebel

“I am excited to announce that the Dallas Morning News just published my profile of …”

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Submissions Call: BWTW 2011

“I am pleased to announce that the lovely and talented Lavinia Spalding has just been …”

01
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Latina Book Club

“Just heard word that the lovely mujeres at Latina Book Club have posted a little …”

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Solas Awards

“Friends, I hate to break it to you, but summer is rapidly vaporizing, all around …”

Jul
23
Latina Book Club

“Just heard word that my comadre in New York, Maria Ferrer, has started a new …”

Jun
27
Alaska Round-Up & Greece

“Just returned from a two-week romp around my 48th state: ALASKA. What a glorious place! …”

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Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference

“Apologies for the delayed updates as of late: in the past two weeks, I’ve hopped …”

May
13
National Latino Writers Conference

“Next week, I’ll be flying south and west to eat green chile, dance in the …”

Apr
27
Deadlines for Lifelines

“Summer literary contests and residencies are well underway. Here are a few that look especially …”

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Travel Writing Contest

“Just learned of a competition that bloomed out of tragedy, yet celebrates life in all …”

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Tucson Festival of Books

“If you’re anywhere near the Southwest this weekend, bolt on over to Tucson for the …”

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Mas on Lit Mags, plus Bulgaria!


Apropos of last week’s posting about little magazines, I just stumbled upon an interesting debate …”

Feb
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Deadlines for Lifelines: Little Magazines

“Little magazines — also known as literary journals or lit mags — have a long, …”

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Deadlines for Lifelines: Sanctuaries

“Friends, it is time you considered doing a residency. Beautiful people around the world open …”

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Deadlines for Lifelines

“Once a month, I’ll be posting upcoming deadlines for what writers consider lifelines: grants, fellowships, …”

Jan
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Travel Ojos

“La gente at the Latin American travel blog Travel Ojos just posted a little interview …”

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Traveling Sola Tips

“Travel writer and adventurer Jill Pix just sent word that our two-part interview about traveling …”

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Introducing: Around the Blog!

“Hola everyone! I decided to use the publication of my new anthology, The Best Women’s Travel …”