The 2018 Pen World Voices Festival is at multiple venues in Manhattan from April 16 - 22, 2018. PEN America PEN America is a national association of authors. It was founded in 1922 and is now one of over 100 centers of PEN International. The association has a focus on human rights. It's a bunch of very smart, very productive people of every type imaginable. Their core … [Read more...] about PEN World Voices Festival 2018 Resist and Reimagine
Latin Books Archive
New York Latin Culture Magazine's Latin Books Archive contains articles about Latin authors, author talks, book reviews, book fairs, and book festivals.
There is also coverage of Latin libraries, spoken word venues, and language schools in New York City.
Latin authors in the archive include: Aldo Sessa, Arturo Schomburg, Carlos Fuentes, Frederick Douglass, Gabriel García Márquez, Isabel Allende, Julia de Burgos, Langston Hughes, Laurie Hernandez, Luís de Camões, Luís Negron, Mario Vargas Llosa, Martin Fierro, and Rina Soldevilla.
New York book fairs include: the National Puerto Rican Artisans Fair, and the NY Art Book Fair.
New York book festivals include: Arte de la Borinqueña, Celebrate Mexico Now, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, New Yorker Festival, PEN World Voices Festival, Schomburg Black Comic Book Festival, and World Poetry Day.
Latin book reviews include:"Ferdinand," "Mexican Today" cookbook by Pati Jinich, "Stardust: The Work and Life of Jeweler Extraordinaire: Frédéric Zaavy."
Spoken word events include:La Casita.
Rina Soldevilla is a renowned Peruvian poet, writer and social activist. She is the first Latina poet to recite at the offices of the U.S. Department of State and has been honored as a leading writer of her community at the U.S. White House. Ms. Soldevilla has a gift for telling scary stories rooted in the rural traditions of her home region in the ancient Inca heartland in … [Read more...] about Renowned poet Rina Soldevilla to read at Peruvian-American Association
Aldo Sessa Aldo Sessa is one of the great photographers of Argentina. He was born in Buenos Aires in 1939. Sessa started his professional photography career when he was just ten years old. He first exhibited at a group show in Buenos Aires in 1952. Sessa worked as a photojournliast for La Nación, one of Argentina's two leading newspapers. He has collaborated with noted … [Read more...] about Aldo Sessa, Argentine Photographer of Gauchos and Ports
The Story of Ferdinand The Story of Ferdinand is a children's book about a bull who would rather smell the flowers than fight. It was written in 1936 by Munro Leaf and illustrated by Robert Lawson. The book is a children's classic. In 1938, Life magazine called it "the greatest juvenile classic since Winnie the Pooh." Political interpretations made the story controversial … [Read more...] about Ferdinand
Arte de La Borinqueña is an exhibition of over 30 fine art prints of the Puerto Rican superhero drawn by different artists. La Borinqueña is the Puerto Rican Superhero La Borinqueña is the Puerto Rican superhero of the best-selling graphic novel created in 2016 by Edgardo Miranda Rodriguez. It is also the anthem of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Borinquen is the … [Read more...] about Arte de La Borinqueña is an exhibition about the Puerto Rican superhero
The NY Art Book Fair is the world’s premier event for artists’ books, catalogs, monographs, periodicals, and zines. It is produced by Printed Matter, Inc. 12th annual NY Art Book Fair 2017 The 12th annual NY Art Book Fair features over 370 dealers from twenty-eight countries at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, Queens, Friday - Sunday, September 22 - 24, 2017. It is free … [Read more...] about NY Art Book Fair 2017 is for art book lovers
The New Yorker Festival is a literary festival produced by The New Yorker magazine. 2017 New Yorker Festival At multiple venues in Manhattan Friday - Sunday, October 6 - 8, 2017. Latin Artists Friday, October 6 Italian-American filmmaker Sofia Coppola talks with Richard Brody about the substance of style at the MasterCard Stage at the SVA Theatre in Chelsea, … [Read more...] about New Yorker Festival 2017 gets writers and thinkers talking
Laurie Hernandez is an American Olympic gold medal winning artistic gymnast with a Puerto Rican heritage. Her charming expressions earned her the nickname "The Human Emoji." Hernandez is a young woman with a lot of poise. She is a best selling author, Dancing with the Stars winner, and is starting an acting career. #lauriehernandez Instagram … [Read more...] about Laurie Hernandez is a star Gymnast, dancer, author and beyond
El Gaucho Martín Fierro by José Hernandez (1872) is an epic poem that defined the gaucho in the popular imagination. It is considered the foundation of Argentine literature. About Martín Fierro Like the American cowboy, after his decline, the South American gaucho was romanticized in popular culture. In the story, Martín Fierro is a poor, but honest gaucho living … [Read more...] about Martín Fierro is the foundation of Argentine literature
Pati Jinich launched her latest book "Mexican Today" on May 25, 2016 at the Mexican Cultural Institute in New York City. Ms. Jinich hosted a panel discussion and food tasting with New York-based Mexican chefs Barbara Sibley and Roberto Santibáñez. Barbara is a specialist in historic Mexican recipes who runs La Palapa in NYC's East Village. Roberto Santibáñez is a Mexican … [Read more...] about Pati Jinich “Mexican Today”
The PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature is one of the world’s premier literary events. It brings the world's most famous writers to New York City for a week of thought, conversation, reading, and writing. https://youtu.be/jfrmqKrXYdg 2016 PEN World Voices Festival This year's festival is titled "Renegotiating the Narratives" with a focus on the … [Read more...] about PEN World Voices Festival 2016
Luis Negrón read from his hit book "Mundo Cruel" tonight at the King Juan Carlos Center at New York University. The book is a collection of short stories written in the spoken language of small town Puerto Rico where Luis is from. Somehow Luis Negrón's words have eyes. The stories are universal tales of loneliness and the crazy things we do because of it. Things happen in life … [Read more...] about Luis Negron ‘Mundo Cruel’
The Mexico Now Festival opens with Benito Taibo presenting his first book "Persona Normal" at King Juan Carlos Center (NYU), Tue Nov 13, 2012, 7pm … [Read more...] about Persona Normal
Galeria Octavio Paz of the Mexican Cultural Institute presents "La Peregrina, Love and Death in Mexico," a discussion with the editor of the autobiography of Alma Reed, an American journalist who fell in love with Mexico in the 1920s at the start of the Mexican Cultural Renaissance Thursday October 18, 2012, 6:30pm … [Read more...] about La Peregrina, Love and Death in Mexico