Defend DACA Phone Bank

Wisconsin NOW Honor Hispanic Heritage Month by taking action! 800,000 immigrant youth depend on DACA and are at risk of deportation unless Congress passes DREAM Act legislation. They are in school, and working hard. They are our friends, our classmates, our co-workers and our neighbors. It may be yourself. Sign up for one or more…

Writing until you reach an ending that squeezes out tears

Finding an ending for poems for me is hard. Sometimes I want to end it as if I’m right there with you, like stage direction. I rip open my heart and plant her. but that doesn’t leave the space the imagination or savory-ness for the reader poems are meant to be savored, flavored, dare I…

Hola otra vez

Firming up a promise I made to myself when I graduated that I would take a year off… now it’s time to restart… Writing that is…

Craft y Casa

A snapshot of AWP from a Latina Picture Book author