The First Time

Candle light? Guitar strumming in the background? A glass of fine wine? It would be great if that had been the ambience the first time I read in public....

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Pluma y Tinta is at it again!

What could be better than drinks, readings, and people on a midsummer’s eve in Park Slope? Join us! July 17 at 7pm Pacific Standard 82 Fourth Avenue...

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Change happens

Change happens whether we want it or not. There are other powers out there that impact our lives. My spouse said “God is a great technologist”...

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Brooklyn Pub Lit Crawl 2014

La Pluma y La Tinta presents When Brooklyn Was Brooklyn Join us for an evening of great reads Saturday May 17th, 2014 Lit Crawl: The Brazen Head (21+)...

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New Voices Reading Series Fifth Anniversary

Come join us at 4pm on April 27, 2014 at Simplicity Wine Bar 310 Malcolm X Blvd. Brooklyn, NY 11223 The New Voices Series Reading Anthology will be available...

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Interview with Author Nancy Arroyo Ruffin

I welcome Nancy Arroyo Ruffin to my blog.  Her passion for life and writing are inspiring! The message here is that you can’t keep it unless you...

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Writing: creepy little voices

One of the hardest things to combat as a writer has been the awful voice I sometimes hear when I am about to begin a new writing project, while in the...

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Interview with poet/artist Tamara G. Saliva

Tamara Grysel Saliva is a native ‘nuyorican’, born in Brooklyn NY. Raised on the borders of Harlem and Washington Heights, her childhood and...

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Writing: always refining

Refining one’s skills is a never ending process and that’s a good thing. There’s lots of territory to cover when it comes to writing...

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Ser(es) Latino(s)

You are invited to another event created by La Pluma y La Tinta at Las Casa Azul Bring your date, mate or come solo Open mic to follow   Here is the eventbrite...

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