Artwork

Content provided by Tony Diaz. All podcast content including episodes, graphics, and podcast descriptions are uploaded and provided directly by Tony Diaz or their podcast platform partner. If you believe someone is using your copyrighted work without your permission, you can follow the process outlined here https://player.fm/legal.
Player FM - Podcast App
Go offline with the Player FM app!

Latino Bookstore's Texas Author Series August Preview: Jen Yáñez-Alaniz & Octavio Quintanilla

50:51
 
Share
 

Manage episode 372933681 series 1973095
Content provided by Tony Diaz. All podcast content including episodes, graphics, and podcast descriptions are uploaded and provided directly by Tony Diaz or their podcast platform partner. If you believe someone is using your copyrighted work without your permission, you can follow the process outlined here https://player.fm/legal.

Tony Diaz, Literary Curator for the Guadalupe Cultural Arts's Latino Bookstore, welcomes Jen Yáñez-Alaniz and Octavio Quintanilla who are the featured authors for the Texas Author Series' August reading on August 11th at 6:00PM.

Jen and Octavio will read form their latest works and have a question and answer afterwards as well as sign copied of their books which will be on sale at the Latino Bookstore. Light snacks and drinks will provided for folks; as always, our event is free of charge and open to the public but donations are always welcomed!

If you can't make it, check out the interview w/ Tony about their current projects and hear them read some of their poetry! Jen celebrates "Chicana Portraits," and her upcoming anthology, "Chicana Portraits". Octavio shares with us his current project "The Book of Wounded Sparrows". along with his work with VersoFrontera.

Jen Yáñez-Alaniz is a Chicana Mestiza activist, educator and poet. She is a PhD Fellow in the Culture, Literacy, and Language Department at the @utsa University of Texas, San Antonio. Her research interests include translanguaging as a social justice framework with a focus on educator
reflexivity and empathy. As co- founder of Welcome: A Poetry Declaration, she brings awareness through equity-driven cultural conversations centered on the preservation of language and language literacy. Her latest and forthcoming publications are included in several anthologies and journals. She is the author of an extensive critical biography of Carmen Tafolla in the forthcoming anthology, Chicana Portraits, edited by Dr. Norma E Cantu.

Octavio Quintanilla is the author of the poetry collection, If I Go Missing, the founder and director of the literature & arts festival, VersoFrontera, publisher of Alabrava Press, and former Poet Laureate of San Antonio, TX. His new poetry collection, The Book of Wounded Sparrows, is forthcoming from Texas Review Press in fall 2024. He teaches Literature and Creative Writing at Our Lady of the Lake University.

--- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/nuestrapalabraradio/message
  continue reading

201 episodes

Artwork
iconShare
 
Manage episode 372933681 series 1973095
Content provided by Tony Diaz. All podcast content including episodes, graphics, and podcast descriptions are uploaded and provided directly by Tony Diaz or their podcast platform partner. If you believe someone is using your copyrighted work without your permission, you can follow the process outlined here https://player.fm/legal.

Tony Diaz, Literary Curator for the Guadalupe Cultural Arts's Latino Bookstore, welcomes Jen Yáñez-Alaniz and Octavio Quintanilla who are the featured authors for the Texas Author Series' August reading on August 11th at 6:00PM.

Jen and Octavio will read form their latest works and have a question and answer afterwards as well as sign copied of their books which will be on sale at the Latino Bookstore. Light snacks and drinks will provided for folks; as always, our event is free of charge and open to the public but donations are always welcomed!

If you can't make it, check out the interview w/ Tony about their current projects and hear them read some of their poetry! Jen celebrates "Chicana Portraits," and her upcoming anthology, "Chicana Portraits". Octavio shares with us his current project "The Book of Wounded Sparrows". along with his work with VersoFrontera.

Jen Yáñez-Alaniz is a Chicana Mestiza activist, educator and poet. She is a PhD Fellow in the Culture, Literacy, and Language Department at the @utsa University of Texas, San Antonio. Her research interests include translanguaging as a social justice framework with a focus on educator
reflexivity and empathy. As co- founder of Welcome: A Poetry Declaration, she brings awareness through equity-driven cultural conversations centered on the preservation of language and language literacy. Her latest and forthcoming publications are included in several anthologies and journals. She is the author of an extensive critical biography of Carmen Tafolla in the forthcoming anthology, Chicana Portraits, edited by Dr. Norma E Cantu.

Octavio Quintanilla is the author of the poetry collection, If I Go Missing, the founder and director of the literature & arts festival, VersoFrontera, publisher of Alabrava Press, and former Poet Laureate of San Antonio, TX. His new poetry collection, The Book of Wounded Sparrows, is forthcoming from Texas Review Press in fall 2024. He teaches Literature and Creative Writing at Our Lady of the Lake University.

--- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/nuestrapalabraradio/message
  continue reading

201 episodes

All episodes

×
 
Loading …

Welcome to Player FM!

Player FM is scanning the web for high-quality podcasts for you to enjoy right now. It's the best podcast app and works on Android, iPhone, and the web. Signup to sync subscriptions across devices.

 

Quick Reference Guide