My thanks to Yadhira Gonzalez for this wonderful, informative blog post about the 2015 Las Comadres & Compadres Writers Conference. It was a pleasure spending time with my fellow writers again!
By Yadhira Gonzalez-Taylor
What a joy to return for a third year to see all my comadres and compadres in one place, the 4th Annual Comadres and Compadres Writers Conference.
This time, the conference was hosted at the New School on 13th Street in Manhattan.
Comadres Nora de Hoyos Comstock, Adriana Domínguez, and Marcela Landres, welcomed us to another year of fellowship and creative encouragement in the Latin@ literary scene. We were met with a full day of information panels, craft workshops for adult and children’s literature, and one-on-one sessions with influential members of the publishing world.
This year’s conference included panels with kid lit authors Meg Medina, Angela Dominguez, and Daniel José Older, literary agent Linda Camacho, Nikki Garcia, an editorial assistant at Little Brown Children’s Books, and Leticia Gomez of Savvy Literary Services. The keynote…
View original post 362 more words