A series of platicas, including: a survey of genres, publishing/self-publishing, identity and community/marketplace, all designed to prompt conversation and discussion. Each platica will be hosted by guest speakers. Informal, informative sessions will inspire larger topics and more issues that will be part of an upcoming larger Southern California Latina Writers Conference.
A SURVEY OF GENRE:::::
Désirée Zamorano (moderator), Wendy C Ortiz, Zoë Ruiz, Vickie Vertiz, Carribean Fragoza
PUBLISHING / SELF-PUBLISHING:::::
Iris De Anda (moderator), Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo, Jess Castillo, Sonia Gutiérrez, Jen Hofer, Dr. Thelma Reyna
LUNCH with reading/performance by Chingona Fire and special guest award presentation!!
UNPACKING LATINO/A/X & IDENTITY:::::
Felicia Montes, liz gonzalez, Vanessa Angélica Villarreal, Claudia Rodriguez, Chingona Fire
COMMUNITY / MARKETPLACE:::::
Jessica Ceballos (moderator), Sarah Rafael Garcia (LibroMobile), Trini Rodriguez (Tia Chucha Centro de Cultura), Sophia Rivera (Las Lunas Locas)