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Finding Home Through Literature: A Study of Filipino Fiction

All my life, I felt ashamed because I was born in America. Growing up in Los Angeles, CA, in the nineties, an American, to me, was someone who didn’t know what the term “Filipino” meant. An American was someone who immediately assumed that I spoke either Spanish or Japanese, depending… [Read More]

| by Noelle Marie Falcis | July 29, 2015 | 1

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ROUNDTABLE: POLICING THE OTHER IN THE LITERARY WORLD

This conversation, moderated by Hoa Nguyen, took place on March 29, 2015. Hoa sent out a preliminary list of questions meant to spark the conversation, but ultimately the frankness and depth of the conversation emerged as we realized that we shared many common experiences, concerns, and hopes. --Carmen Giménez Smith… [Read More]

VIDA Exclusive | by Bhanu Kapil, Carmen Giménez Smith, giovanni singleton, Hoa Nguyen, Lee Ann Roripaugh, Metta Sáma, Natalie Diaz, Sarah Gambito | July 17, 2015 | 0

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Announcing the VIDA Fellowship to The Home School

In August 2014, The Home School launched in Hudson, New York -- an annual six-day intensive writing conference for poets interested in radicalizing their poetic craft through a consideration of other art forms (music, dance, visual arts, cinema). Home School’s curriculum is centered around four daily activities: morning calisthenics lead… [Read More]

VIDA, VIDA Partner | by VIDA | July 14, 2015 | 3

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Moonstone Arts and Feats of Poetic Strength present: Volume V

August 22, 2015 at 7:00PM-9:00PM | Brandywine Workshop & Archives 728 S Broad St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19146 | Organized by Shevaun Brannigan | More Info

Bryant Park Reading Series with Erica Hunt, R. Erica Doyle, Tonya Foster

September 9, 2015 at 6:00pm | Bryant Park New York NY 10018 | Organized by Belladonna* | More Info

Bryant Park Reading Series with Tonya M. Foster, R. Erica Doyle, Betsy Fagin, Monica Ong

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The Third Annual Festival of Women Writers

September 11, 2015 at All-Day | Hobart, New York The Book Village of the Catskills | Organized by Festival of Women Writers | More Info