Puerto Rican Author Eleanor Parker Sapia’s Feminist Historical Breakthrough, A Decent Woman, and the Future of #BoricuaLit

Puerto Rican Author Eleanor Parker Sapia’s Feminist Historical Breakthrough, A Decent Woman, and the Future of #BoricuaLit   by Charlie Vázquez   As the New York City coordinator for Puerto Rico’s Festival de la Palabra, I have the unique fortune of working with authors and poets from both sides of the bilingual Puerto Rican diaspora. […]

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Erotica and Noir Short Story Workshops at La Casa Azul Bookstore!

Hello everybody! Yes, it’s been a while since I’ve written here, but that’s just because I’m writing everywhere else these days… Such as? I’ve had a story accepted for the upcoming San Juan Noir, by Akashic Books! Wuhú! And I’ve finished novel número tres and have some important folks reading it for final draft feedback…but more […]

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Festival de la Palabra Returns to NYC!

Salón Literario Libroamérica, a not-for-profit organization that promotes reading and literary arts in Puerto Rico and the United States, announced the celebration of its third annual edition of  Festival de La Palabra (Written Word Festival) in New York. The event will run from October 23rd thorough 26th, 2014, at El Museo del Barrio and the New York Public Library.  Events will include […]

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On Being Honored by NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer for 2014 Hispanic Heritage Month…

Hello friends and family… It began with a surreal email message that arrived a couple of weeks ago. I didn’t know what to think. With so many people doing wonderful things out there, so many others more deserving than myself. But sometimes we need to kick our self doubt out of the way and accept what is […]

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