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Wednesday, March 24, 2010

El Paso Literary Heritage - Con Tinta

From La Bloga, we learn that El Paso literary heritage receives notice via two of of their children who led lives of leadership in the Tejano and Chicano literary renaissance.  They've received "Achievement Awards" from Con Tinta (see http://www.facebook.com/continta ), which "believes in affirming a pro-active presence in American literature. We come together in the spirit of intellectual/artistic dialogue and of recognizing our literary/social histories. Con Tinta's mission is to create awareness through cultivating emerging talent, through promoting creative expression, and through establishing alliances with other cultural/political organizations."  Pásame el sobre, por favor.  And the winners are ....
The awards will be given at the upcoming Association of Writers and Writing Programs ( http://www.awpwriter.org/ )
Previous ACHIEVEMENT AWARD RECIPIENTS
2006 (Austin) – raúlrsalinas and Rolando Hinjosa-Smith
2007 (Atlanta) – Judith Ortiz Cofer
2008 (New York City) – Sandra María Esteves and Tato Laviera
2009 (Chicago) – Carlos Cortez
2010 (Denver) – Abelardo "Lalo" Delgado and Dr. Alicia Gaspar de Alba
 

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