Iranian-born Orly Noy is giving Israelis their first taste of contemporary Persian literature, introducing them to Iranian humor and hoping to demonstrate ‘how much we actually have in common.’
Southern Methodist University’s graduate students perform African American Fiction: Interpretation of African American Literature through spoken word.
Dr. William Luis, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of Spanish at Vanderbilt University, was recently awarded the 2012 Guggenheim Fellowship for European & Latin American Literature.
Goñi Montes, an up-and-coming, cutting edge Borican graphic artist gives phati’tude Literary Magazine’s Latino issue a slamming cover that’s making waves in the literary world.
Librarian Andrew P. Jackson (Sekou Molefi Baako) co-edits with fellow librarians, Julius C. Jefferson, Jr. and Akilah S. Nosakhere, The 21st Century Black Librarian in America, a tribute to the late Dr. E.J. Josey, activist and librarian.
Author and Librarian Carol Smallwood has published a series of books in the past few years in quick succession. Find out more her books and check out her Check out a book review, Women Writing on Family: Tips on Writing, Teaching and Publishing.
phati’tude contributor Tony Medina, a two-time winner of the Paterson Prize for Books for Young People for DeShawn Days (2001) and I and I, Bob Marley (2009), has published his seventh collection of poetry, Onions of War (Third World Press).
Nothing But Red is an anthology of literary and visual artists that brings attention to the issue of violence against women worldwide. Published in 2008, poet-teacher-writer-activist and phati’tude contributor and a contributor to this anthology, Andrena Zawinski, continues to promote Nothing But Red, because she believes it serves a worthy cause.
Find out more about phati’tude contributor Richard Vargas, the publisher and editor of The Más Tequila Review (TMTR) an independently owned small press poetry review, and his quest to promote relatively unknown yet exceptional poets!
We are pleased to announce the publication of ¿WHAT’S IN A NOMBRE? Writing Latin@ Identity in America. This 310-page issue, which was guest edited by Nancy Mercado, features a cavalcade of over 117 Latino poets, writers and artists from across the U.S. This groundbreaking issue is not only a great teaching tool, but is an excellent addition in anyone’s library collection.