A HOMELAND FOR WRITERS
2021 VIRTUAL EDITION – JULY 27 – AUGUST 1ST
- Allison Adelle Hedge Coke: Poetry
- Daisy Hernández: Creative Nonfiction
- Alex Espinoza: Fiction
The Macondo Writers Workshop is an association of socially-engaged writers working to advance creativity, foster generosity, and serve community. Founded in 1995 by writer Sandra Cisneros and named after the town in Gabriel García Márquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude, the workshop gathers writers from all genres who work on geographic, cultural, economic, gender, and spiritual borders and who are committed to activism in their writing and work.
EVENTS & NEWS
“These are not your typical war stories,” says the writer Sandra Cisneros, whose new book is “Martita, I Remember You.”
What books are on your night stand?
I have a New Mexican writing desk on one side of my bed and an antique Mexican trunk on the other. Because of this, there are too many books stacked in precarious towers waiting to collapse whenever I reach for anything, the newer books burying the older. When I have to search for a book, it’s like excavating Tenochtitlán. Thanks to this interview, I’ve finally done some housecleaning. Here are some of the titles I found:
Macondo Writers Workshop Guest Faculty Reading
Featuring: Alex Espinoza, Daisy Hernández, and Allison Adelle Hedge Coke
With a guest appearance by Sandra Cisneros
Friday July 30th 7-8 p.m. CST (Zoom)
Free and Open to the Public
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