NEWS & UPCOMING EVENTS:

Flier with two vertical sections. Left section includes text with event description as follows: Dia De Muertos \ Luna y La Muerte Tower District Block Party, Friday, November 1, 6pm. Marisol Baca, Fresno Poet Laureate, Presents: Our History Our Ofrenda: A Storytelling Event, with Local Poets and Storytellers. A reading in offering for our loved ones who have passed. Live performances by LunaLab and The Latin Kings. 6pm LunaLab, 6:30pm Storytelling, 7:30pm Latin Kings. El Patio Restaurant, 552 E. Olive. Background of left section is a decorated skull. Right side of flier has portrait of Marisol Baca, looking directly at the camera with a small smile, wearing a red top.
Fresno City Poet Laureate and frequent FWR collaborator, Marisol Baca, is organizing a reading as part of Dulce UpFront‘s Día De Muertos/Luna y La Muerte Block Party in the Tower District! FWR director, Brenda Venezia, and frequent FWR collaborator, Esmeralda Gamez, will both share work at this event. Block Party event page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/2211757965781477/

Recent news: Thank you to all who attended and donated to Fresno’s Writers for Migrant Justice event on September 4th! Our local event had almost 200 people in the audience, and together, our community raised over $1800 to contribute to the national WMJ efforts. A full event recap page is coming soon to this website, but for now, we thank all who helped make this event happen. It was an honor to work with you all, and we’re so proud of our city! Check out the national event’s fundraising page for national totals, and see our local event’s Facebook page here for local totals.

Former readers and collaborators, we are putting together contributor pages for each of you. If you have updated bios, websites, publication links, book purchase links, or author photos you’d like us to include on your page, send them our way!