Jesus Speaks for the Marginalized – Inclusion of Latinx Writers at the Texas Teen Book Festival, 2016

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After the Texas Teen Book Festival announced their author line up for 2016, Michael Sedano and Sarah Rafael García put out a call for poets, writers, activists, educators, and the community to write a response to the Texas Teen Book Festival. There was not one Latinx writer in the author line up. I and many others offered solid words of rebuttal with the hashtag #wearewriterstoo. 

Read more here: Jesus Speaks for the Marginalized: The Redemption of Omitted Latina(o) Writers at the Texas Teen Book Festival

Thank you, The Mudroom Blog. I was grateful to hear you accepted my article for publication.

This month, the themes over at Mudroom are social justice, charity, and compassion fatigue. Stay tuned for articles from others.



Further reading:

  1. Texas Teen Book Festival
  2. Barrio Writers
  3. Resistencia Bookstore
  4. book-exposition-composition-poland-51369-large