LRDB | Author of the Month | Magdalena Gómez

Shameless Woman is the long-awaited collection of Bronx born, legendary poet, Magdalena Gómez. As an early and influential member of the Nuyorican Literary Movement, she is cited in the recent book by poet and scholar, Urayoán Noel, In Visible Movement: Nuyorican Poetry from the Sixties to Slam. “Magdalena Gómez, a poet, performer and playwright whose […]

LRDB | Author of the Month | April 2013

SHARE THE “EDUCATIONAL PLEDGE” DURING POETRY MONTH Changing the mindset to eliminate the problem in our communities Posted by: East Harlem Journal Published March 27, 2013, By Alberto O. Cappas Please take the time to share the Educational Pledge with your schools and community groups during April Poetry Month. Encourage your child or students to read […]

EVENT | MEET THE AUTHOR | Breaking Ground

  Center for Puerto Rican Studies Hunter College Presents Meet the Author Breaking Ground: Anthology of Puerto Rican Women Writers in New York 1980-2012/  Abriendo caminos: antología de escritoras puertorriqueñas en Nueva York 1980-2012 Presenter  Myrna Nieves Commentator Edna Acosta-Belén Guest Poets Stephanie Agosto, Maritza Arrastía, Sheila Candelario, Sandra María Esteves, Mariposa María T Fernández, Nancy […]