State of Latinx Writing

I have been keeping track of all speculative fiction published by Latin American/Latinx/Chicano writers published in 2017 in English. Caveats: I asked people to submit their own work and added…

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An Alebrije

Mexico. There is a creature in Mexico, a type of folkloric craft, called an alebrije. It refers to a mixture of things. The head of a bull, the body of…

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The Beautiful Ones coloring pages

To celebrate the launch of The Beautiful Ones this October 24, I asked illustrator Sara Bardi to draw the three main characters of my novel. The result are images suitable…

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Welcome to Blerd City

I went to Blerd City Con and all I got was... this wonderful sense of community? Heh. Really, it was a very nice crowd.  And if you're wondering what the…

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The Mummy: A Rewrite

I watched The Mummy this weekend. It was stupid, at times fun, but overall it was disjointed and wonky. So I decided to play script doctor and fix it. My…

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It’s a Real Thing

So the thing I've been helping with worked out: the Emerging Indigenous Voices Awards are a real thing. Not only is the Indigenous Literary Studies Association (ILSA) overseeing them, but…

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