Latino Writers CollectivePoetry, 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 Heartland. They also talk about the group’s other collaboration, Cuentos del Centro: Stories from the Latino Heartland.
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