F270. De Aquí y de Allá: Emerging Central American Writers on Finding Their Voices in the Literary Community
Friday, March 9, 2018
4:30 pm to 5:45 pm
Roy G. Guzmán received an MFA in creative writing from the University of Minnesota. He will pursue a PhD in cultural studies and comparative literature in fall 2017. Roy received his BA from the University of Chicago and his MA from Dartmouth. His work has been published in Poetry.
Born in Guatemala and raised in Arizona, María Isabel Alvarez received her MFA in fiction from Arizona State University. Her short stories have been published in Black Warrior Review, Sonora Review, Gulf Coast, Arts & Letters, Puerto del Sol, and elsewhere. Follow her on Twitter: @maria_i_alvarez
Raquel Gutiérrez is a poet, prose writer, and essayist. She publishes chapbooks with Econo Textual Objects. Her work explores tensions and creates intimate portraits of being a brown, queer child of immigrants. She holds a master's degree in performance studies from New York University.
Ariel Francisco Henriquez is a Dominican/Guatemalan/American poet. He received his MFA in poetry at Florida International University in Miami.
Susana Marcelo is a lecturer at CSUN and LAVC. She has been published in The Wandering Song: Central American Writing in the United States and In-Flight Literary Magazine. She is also the creative director of La Ceiba: The Undergraduate Journal of Central American Studies at CSUN.