An annual bilingual Hispanic Heritage Month Literary event featuring readings, workshops, and performances. The event celebrates the bilingual heritage of Latin@ writers of all genres. Admission is free to school children and adults.  We have two dates, SCHOOL DAY: Wednesday October 9th AND Saturday October 12th. 10:30am to 5:30pm. Event’s activities include meet & greet with writers, authors, publishers, and literary organization representatives, technical & creative workshops aimed at providing covering various essentials of becoming a successful & effective writer. Latin@ authors reading from their classic & new works, and live performances. Book sale completes our cycle of enhancing local economic development, support to the arts, and tourism.  Schools wishing to arrange a field trip should use the “TICKET” button to the appropriate school grade to reserve their place. Writers, authors, publishers, and literary organizations wanting a place in a panel or workskhop should use the “TICKET” button to register. Questions can be sent t0 Space is limited. Inquire early. Program is subject to change. Panels:                                                                                                                                                                            -Importance of physical space for literature and literacy.                                                                                         Readings:                                                                                                                                                               -Harlem University Alumni & others reading from Louis Reyes Rivera’s JAZZ IN JAIL. Workshops:                                                                                                                                                                  -Louis Reyes Rivera Writers’ Workshop.                                                                                                                                                                      -NWU Workshop on Publishing: Old, Modern, and New.                                                                                                          Confirmed authors and writers: Willie Perdomo, Maria Aponte, Noemi Santana, Jésus Papoleto Melendez, Diana Lee Santamaria, Hector LaFosse, Julio Pabón, Candy Torres, Anthony Tucker, Fernando Ponce Laspina, Mireya Perez-Bustillo, Titere Poets, Americo Casiano, Harlem University Alumni, & more.

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10:30 am - 11:30 pm


East Harlem Center, 130 E 101st
East Harlem Center, 130 E 101st
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