From the press release:
Alfredo Cisneros Del Moral Foundation
2006 Award Winner
The Alfredo Cisneros Del Moral Foundation is pleased to announce the winner of the 2006 Award.
Christine Granados was born and raised in
The Alfredo Cisneros Del Moral Foundation was created in 2000 to honor the memory of Sandra Cisneros' father, an upholsterer. "My father lived his life as an example of generosity and honest labor," Cisneros has written, "Even as he warned us to save our centavitos, he was always giving away his own. A meticulous craftsman, he would sooner rip the seams of a cushion apart and do it over, than put his name on an item that wasn't up to his high standards. I especially wanted to honor his memory by an award showcasing writers who are equally proud of their own craft."
The Alfredo Cisneros Del Moral Foundation invites a panel of nominators to recommend writers from across the writing disciplines. This is the second year that Award expanded to include writers throughout the state of
Sandra Cisneros has written: "In my own experience, grants not only allowed me time to write, but, more importantly, confirmed I was indeed a writer at precarious moments when my own faith in my art wobbled." It is her hope this award will strengthen the resolve of the award winners and further them along in their careers.
Legendary Chicana artist Judith Baca to visit EPT
The El Paso Musem of Art and Public Art Program invite you to a breakfast discussion with Keynote: Judith Francisa Baca, Director and Founder of Social and Public Art Resource Center (SPARC),
Panel Discusion with: Brain Campbell, Special Asst to the Director Philadelphia Mural Arts Program (MAP); Timothy Drescher, Berekley, CA; Melissa Nelson, Community Outreach Manager, Dallas Museum of Art.
Chicana author Michelle Otero to read in Austin
Red Salmon Arts presents a reading and book signing by the author of Malinche’s Daughter, Chicana writer Michelle Otero
Monday, October 30,
casa de Red Salmon Arts
Austin, Tejas 512-8885
Michelle Otero was raised along the U.S.-Mexico border in
Paso based group that showcases the talents of women writers and artists while raising awareness of women’s is sues. A graduate of
For reading and workshop information, or to contact Michelle Otero, visit: www.womenwriterscollective.org/
Raza Art: Going to Chicago, sorry but I can't take you: Will you be in the Windy City
Group Show for 18th Street Pilsen Open Studios
Opening reception: Friday, October 20 from
Tel: (312) 733-6132
From Centerstage: In a neighborhood of artist studios, Prospectus stands out as one of the few traditional galleries on the west side of Pilsen. Though there is nothing predictable about this space as it has featured emerging Mexican artists as well as established
For more information about
UC Press releases new book on colonial Califas
"A groundbreaking work that will be welcomed by both scholars and the general reader who wishes to understand the role of
978-0-520-24998-1, new paperback edition $24.95
New Literature Journal at
The Texas State MFA Program is starting an online literary journal -- http://www.frontporchjournal.com/
They are accepting submissions in fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction essays. Tom Grimes, the MFA Director of Texas State Creative Writing Programis the executive editor of Front Porch Journal.