R126. Lit & Luz: MAKE-ing Interdisciplinary Partnerships On and Off the Page

Room 210A, Henry B. González Convention Center, Meeting Room Level
Thursday, March 5, 2020
9:00 am to 10:15 am


MAKE Literary Productions promotes writing, translation, and visual art through an annual print publication and multimedia events, including the yearly Lit & Luz Festival, a collaboration between Mexican and American artists held in both Chicago and Mexico City. Editors discuss concrete methods for creating and sharing innovative, inclusive, and heterogeneous work in print and in person. Strategies for cultivating diverse audiences and community engagement will be put forth.

Outline & Supplemental Documents

Event Outline: LitLuzPanelOUTLINE.docx



Kathleen Rooney is a founding editor of Rose Metal Press and a founding member of Poems While You Wait. The coeditor of Rene Magritte: Selected Writings, she is the author of Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk and The Listening Room: A Novel of Georgette & Loulou Magritte. She teaches at DePaul.

Kamilah Foreman is the fiction editor of MAKE magazine and the director of publications at Dia Art Foundation.

Sarah Dodson is co-founder and executive director of MAKE Literary Productions, NFP—publisher of MAKE and producer of the Lit & Luz Festival of Language, Literature, and Art.

Miguel Jimenez is a writer and professor of English. He serves as the Literary Arts and Community Coordinator for the Lit & Luz Festival.


March 4–7, 2020
San Antonio, TX

Henry B. González Convention Center