I spent a good part of my Friday writing poetry. I was really happy about what I wrote and decided to share one of my ‘poignant’ pieces with my spouse. Since we’ve talked about poetry being memoir, she looked at me quizzically and asked if what I wrote really happened to me. It had. She […]
There are seasons for a reason, I suppose. I look around at the barren trees and know for sure that they will be abundant with leaves during the coming Spring. When I garden, I do so in accordance with the higher laws of nature. I won’t sow seeds in December, that is a time for […]
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 Brooklyn, near Bergen Street
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+) 228 Atlantic Avenue, 7 – 8PM hosted by Raquel Penzo Featuring: Blu Daniels Alicia Anabel Santos Rebeca Lois Lucret Theresa Varela
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 for purchase. I’m happy to have a short story included in the anthology.
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 site to buy tickets! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/seres-latinos-love-magic-tickets-10333079519
Today I have the honor of being a guest at www.latinabookclub.com I write about persistence, perseverance and openness on the journey to being published. Come and say hi!
A friend told me that blogs seem to be guilt inducing. It seems that almost every time she visited a blog the latest posts were apologies for not posting regularly. I took that to heart. I’ve done that myself often enough. So what is the deal around that? It made me think of the phone […]
Aignos Publishing authors, NYC contingent, Theresa Varela, Manuel Melendez and Chris Campanioni will be at Booth 195 on Sunday, September 22nd, all day, literally, all day! Looking forward to spending part of it with you!
My novel is published. Now what? My book launch for Covering the Sun with My Hand will be at La Casa Azul Bookstore in East Harlem, NYC. I’m counting down the days. June 28th from 6-8pm! Wait, what? East Harlem? An acquaintance was quite intrigued about the prospect of attending the book launch until she heard […]