R136. From the Margins: Literary Magazines Supporting Writers of Color
Thursday, March 31, 2016
10:30 am to 11:45 am
Jyothi Natarajan is managing editor at the Asian American Writers' Workshop where she edits the Margins, an arts and ideas magazine featuring the work of Asian American writers, artists, and thinkers. She was previously an editor at the Caravan magazine, and prior to that worked in book publishing.
Ron Kavanaugh is publisher and editor of Mosaic, a literary magazine focused on the African Diaspora. He is executive director of the Literary Freedom Project, a nonprofit arts organization based in the Bronx, New York.
Melody Nixon is cofounder and editor at large of Apogee, a literary activist journal that highlights "voices from the margins." She cocurates NYC's First Person Plural reading series and facilitates workshops on writing and activism. Melody holds an MFA in nonfiction from Columbia University.
Janice Lobo Sapigao is a poet, writer, and educator. Her first book, Microchips for Millions, is forthcoming from PAWA, Inc. She cofounded an open mic in Los Angeles called Sunday Jump. She teaches at Skyline College and San Jose City College. Visit her website: janicewrites.com