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Latino Writers Collective

Poetry, Fiction

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20130913, 20121005

Members of the Kansas City Latino Writers Collective discuss the importance of community to their creative work and their connection with The Writers Place. President Gabriela Lemmons, board member Miguel Morales, and founding member José Faus discuss the formation of the group and its outreach, while Xànath Caraza reads from her 2012 book Conjuro, some of which originally appeared in the Collective’s anthology Primera Pagina: Poetry from the Latino HeartlandThey also talk about the group’s other collaboration, Cuentos del Centro: Stories from the Latino Heartland.

| Subject Matter: Hispanic Heritage Month | Interview Year: 2012 | Genre: Poetry, Fiction |

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