Monthly Archive: December, 2011

Pick of the Unknown

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As 2011 comes to an end, writers the world over are taking stock of their rejection letters, acceptance letters and un-submitted final(?) drafts in hopes of a new year with their names in… Continue reading

IDENTITY ARCHITECTS: Part Dos

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So one day, I’m perusing the dollar section by the checkout at Target.  I find a bin of children’s socks and I start to pick out a pair of Disney Princess Tiana, and… Continue reading

IDENTITY ARCHITECTS

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The setting, Sofrito restaurant in NYC. The couple, a black Latina and her white Latino boyfriend. The question, “Why do you feel the need to connect with the girls of Black Latina Movement?… Continue reading

Reading as a Writer

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In the December 2011 edition of her newsletter, The Practicing Writer, Erika Dreifus continues her customary list of reading recommendations from fellow authors. Dreifus instructs recommending authors to choose a book from any… Continue reading

Who’s Racing Whom?: A Review of Eisenberg’s Asuncion

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In performances like in life, you have come to expect certain behaviors from various races, ethnicities and cultures, haven’t you? Of course, we all have. And in this familiar paradox of assumptions turned… Continue reading

Waiter! There’s some Spanish in my soup!

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Um, can someone please tell me what balabusta means in English? What about Sukkot?  Can these words be accurately translated and is there some value that is lost in the transaction, this linguistic… Continue reading

WRITING WITH LIGHT: MEET BROOKLYN PHOTOGRAPHER SERGIO GRACIA

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This week Delen Arts welcomes Puerto Rican born, Brooklyn photographer, Sergio Concepción de Gracia. We asked Sergio to share with our readers the central focus and provenance of inspiration for his black and… Continue reading

Voice and Imagination: An Interview with Saeed Jones

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Sibling Rivalry, publisher of Saeed Jones’s chapbook, When the Only Light is Fire, invites you to “Hear the Fire” by clicking a link on their website. Rather by click or by public appearance,… Continue reading

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