S202. The Weight of Displacement: Latino Writings from the Heartland
Saturday, March 1, 2014
1:30 pm to 2:45 pm
Miguel M Morales, a former migrant farmwoker, is a Latino Writers Collective board member, a founding member of Fabulous Queer Writers, and a Lambda Literary Fellow. His work is featured in Primera Página, Cuentos del Centro, From Macho to Mariposa, and Joto: An Anthology of Queer & Chicano Poetry.
José Faus is a Kansas City, Missouri, resident, writer, and visual artist. He is a founding member of the Latino Writers Collective and president of the board of the Writers Place. He is also a youth advocate and community worker
Gabriela Ybarra Lemmons's work appears in Primera Pagina: Poetry from the Latino Heartland, Cuentos: Stories from the Latino Heartland, and NewBorder: Contemporary Voices from the US/Mexico Border. Gabriela is a co-founder and current president of the Latino Writers Collective.
Maria Vasquez Boyd is a painter/artist/writer and founding member of the Latino Writers Collective in Kansas City, Missouri. Her work is published in Primera Pagina, Cuentos Del Centro, Everyday Other Things, Salit Magazine, America Now, and Here Kansas City Renga.