Readings & Interviews


Lyric Essentials for Sundress Publications, Interview with Anna Black and a reading of Aracelis Girmay's poems.

Umbrales: Recital Poético con Vladimir Amaya, Efraín Caravantes, Roberto Deras, Alexandra Lytton Regalado, Josué Andrés Moz, Javier Ramírez, Elena Salamanca, Laura Zavaleta y Kike Zepeda, Teatro Poma, San SAlvador, El Salvador, August 23, 2018.

Poetry reading for EDUCALaberinto teachers of Laberinto Projects, Lake Coatepeque, El Salvador, August 11, 2018.

Poetry en la Plaza, Latino Studies Conference, Washington DC, July 11, 2018.

Poetry reading and interview with Javier Zamora, MARTE, Museo de Arte de El Salvador, June 20, 2018.

Poetry reading at Universidad de El Salvador, Facultad Multidisciplinaria de Oriente, Licenciatura en Educación, June 10, 2018.

Ecfrasis II: De la palabra al imágen, Feria del libro de arte y literatura, MARTE El Salvador Museum of Art, 2018.

Interview with Marcos McPeek Villatoro for The Writing Bull, May 14, 2018.

Centroamérica Cuenta, interview with Jorgelina Cerritos & Fernanda Melchor, Teatro Poma, San Salvador, March 22, 2018.

Ibis Poetry Reading Series at the University of Miami co-sponsored by SWWIM, February 23, 2018.

Poetry Reading with Jen Karetnick and Catherine Esposito Prescott at Books & Books, Coral Gables, February 23, 2018.

Mission Poetry Series: Three Poets in Autumn. Antioch University Santa Barbra, CA. November 11, 2017.

Books & Books, Coral Gables. FIU MFA Alumni Reading, 4pm, September 17, 2017.

Puntos de fuga / Vanishing Points, con Tania Pleitez Vela, Lucía de Sola, Carmen Gonzalez Huguet, Nancy Gutierrez, Elena Salamanca, Alejandro Cordova, MARTE, August 2017.

Preguerra / Prewar, book launch with Tania Pleitez Vela, Lucia de Sola, Carmen Gonzalez Huguet, Susana Reyes. MARTE, August 2017.

La familia o el olvido / Family or Oblivion, reading and discussion with Elena Salamanca, Elmer Menjivar & Vladimir Amaya, Al Lado Residencia, 2017.

Entrevista con Elena Salamanca y Elsa Leistenschneider, Programa Arte y Vida, Radio Laser 92.9, El Salvador, 2017.

La familia o el olvido / Family or Oblivion, book launch with Elena Salamanca, Feria del libro de arte y literatura, MARTE El Salvador Museum of Art, 2017.

Ecfrasis: De la palabra al imágen, Feria del libro de arte y literatura, MARTE El Salvador Museum of Art, 2017.

Panel & Reading "Beyond Our Borders" at Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference, Los Angeles, 2016.

Tejido: A Reading by Central American Writers, Community Development Technologies, Los Angeles, 2016.

Tejido: A Reading by Bilingual Central American Poets, Café South Side, Minneapolis, 2015.

Book launch for Theater Under My Skin, Rendezvous Lounge at the Jewelbox Theater, Seattle, 2014.

Honorable mention for my chapbook "La Lotería," & reading at The Center for Book Arts, New York City, 2013.

Tigertail: A South Florida Poetry Annual, Books & Books, Coral Gables, Florida, 2005.

Latino & Caribbean Poetry Reading at The Art Museum at Florida International University, 1998.

The Butterfly Lightning Reading Series at Tobacco Road, Miami, Florida. 1998 & 1999.

Indigo Tongues Reading Series, Miami, Florida. 1996.

 

Conferences, Workshops & Panels

Judge for the national poetry award XXIII Juegos Florales de Sonsonate, El Salvador, 2018.

Latino Studies Conference, Washington DC, Panel: The Wandering Song Anthology, July 2018.

Latino Writers Caucus, Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference, Tampa, FL., 2018.

Interactions: Poetry & Visual Arts, Workshop at the Santa Barbara Central Library, November 10, 2017.

Judge for the national fiction award XXII Juegos Florales de San Miguel, El Salvador, 2017.

Judge for the Y.ES Grants for Arts Writers, September 2017.

Letras Latinas / Pintura: Palabra Washington DC Residency, June 12-19, 2017.

"Clínica de Primeros Auxilios Poéticos," y "Poemas por Encargo," Feria del libro de arte y literatura, MARTE El Salvador Museum of Art, 2016.

Latino Writers Caucus, Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference, Washington D.C., 2017.

Feria del libro de arte y literatura, MARTE El Salvador Museum of Art, 2016.

Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference, Minneapolis , 2015.

PINTURA: PALABRA workshop in Miami, Florida sponsored by Letras Latinas, the literary initiative at the University of Notre Dame's Institute for Latino Studies, 2014.

5to Festival de Poesía Infantil, Biblioteca Nacional, El Salvador, 2014.

Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference, Seattle, 2014.

Book launch for Segundo índice antológico de poesía salvadoreña, Palacio Tecleño, El Salvador, 2014.

Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference, Boston, 2013.

Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference, Chicago, 2012.

Book Launch and conference, Eran mares los cañales, MARTE El Salvador Museum of Art, 2010.

Book Launch and conference, Café de El Salvador, Fairchild Tropical Garden, Miami, Florida, 2007.

Book Launch and reading, La Gloria, MARTE El Salvador Museum of Art, 2006.

Feria Internacional del Libro, Guadalajara, Mexico, 2005.

Book Launch and conference, Ilobasco, MARTE El Salvador Museum of Art, 2003

Book Launch, Bay Islands of Honduras, Punto Literario, El Salvador, 2002.

Book Launch, Salvadoran Settings, Tín Marín Museo de los Niños, El Salvador, 2001.

Seaside Writer’s Conference, Seaside, Florida. October 1998.

 

Art

MARTE Contemporanéo committee, Hocus Pocus V with curator César García, Contemporary Salvadoran Art, MARTE El Salvador Museum of Art, 2017.

MARTE Contemporanéo committee, Hocus Pocus IV with curator Omar López Chahoud, Contemporary Salvadoran Art, MARTE El Salvador Museum of Art, 2016.

Co-coordination of fundraiser El Arte en la Mesa, Board of Directors, MARTE El Salvador Museum of Art, 2016 & 2015.

Coordination of art exhibit of contributing illustrators' work in Teatro bajo mi piel, MARTE El Salvador Museum of Art, 2014.