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OUR AUTHORS

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WE STILL BE: Poems and Performances

Paul S. Flores

Paul S. Flores is one of the most influential Latino performance artists in the country and a nationally respected arts educator. He creates plays, oral narratives, and spoken word about transnationality and citizenship that spur and support societal movements that lead to change.

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Margaret Elysia Garcia

Margaret Elysia Garcia is the author of Graft, a collection of Chicanx noir short stories set in Southern California and published by Tolsun Press, the eBook Sad Girls & Other Stories, and the audiobook Mary of the Chance Encounters, and the poetry chapbook Burn Scars published by the Lit Kit Collective.

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Touch the Sky

Donato Martinez

Donato Martinez was born in in small pueblo, Garcia de la Cadena, Zacatecas, Mexico and immigrated into the USA at six years old. He teaches English Composition, Literature, and Creative Writing at Santa Ana College.

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Fresh as a Lettuce: A Memoir

Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs

Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs was a child farmworker and is the daughter of migrant farmworkers from Durango, MX. She is currently a Professor in Modern Languages and Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and the Theiline Pigott McCone Endowed Chair in the Humanities (2018-2020) at Seattle University.

Coming in December 2023

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Alex Alpharaoh

Alex Alpharaoh is a Guatemalan born actor, writer, poet, solo performer, and teaching artist from Los Angeles. He is a 2022 Disruptors TV Writers Fellow, and a 2023 NEXT Commissions fellow for Antaeus Theatre Company.

Coming in December 2023

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Yo soy Romero

David A. Romero

David A. Romero is a Mexican-American spoken word artist from Diamond Bar, CA. He is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of El Martillo Press. 

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A Crown of Flames: Selected Poems & Aphorisms

Flaminia Cruciani

Flaminia Cruciani was born in Rome. She holds a BA in Archeology and History of Ancient Near East Art and a PhD in Oriental Archeology from the University of Rome, La Sapienza.

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God of the Air Hose and Other Blue-Collar Poems

Ceasar K. Avelar

Ceasar K. Avelar is the second poet laureate of Pomona, CA. His poems speak the truth, not only to people in a position of power, but also to the everyday person that views the working class as a stigmatized identity.

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Paper Birds: Feather by Feather / Pájaros de papel: Pluma por pluma

Sonia Gutiérrez

Sonia Gutiérrez is the author of Spider Woman / La Mujer Araña and the recipient of the Tomás Rivera Book Award 2021 and the International Latino Book Awards 2022 for her novel, Dreaming with Mariposas. 

Coming in December 2023

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Matthew Cuban Hernandez

Matthew ‘Cuban’ Hernandez is a poet, emcee, speaker, actor, and performance coach from Jacksonville, Florida. He has toured as far as Abu Dhabi and nearly every major city in the United States and Europe, performing, teaching and coaching poetry. 

Coming in December 2023

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Selected Poems

Greg Palast

Greg Palast is known for his investigative reports for The Guardian, BBC Television, Rolling Stone and his string of New York Times bestsellers including The Best Democracy Money Can Buy and Billionaires & Ballot Bandits. His latest film, “Vigilante: Georgia’s Vote Suppression Hitman” is narrated by Rosario Dawson and produced by Martin Sheen.

Coming in 2024

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