Founded by poets Francisco X. Alarcón and Art Mantecón, Escritores del Nuevo Sol, or Writers of the New Sun, currently meets on the third Saturday of each month, either in person or on Zoom. We believe in building community, regularly sponsoring and participating in public readings and creative events.
Janet Rodriguez reads "Let's Talk About Love" at the Bowery Poetry Club, on the day she turns 60! This event was with the Fridas of Barcelona and the World, for the 2022 USA Challenge for poetry.
The stunning recording of Graciela: Poesia de la Luna, a live performace of Graciela B. Ramirez's epic poem, Words of the Full Moon for a grateful (and tearful) audience.
Zheyla Henriksen reads from her new book.
One of Escritores' founders, Francisco X. Alarcón, reads the somewhat prophetic poem he wrote prior to his unjust incarceration.
After tying thoughts or poems to the plum tree,
members explore Stan Padilla's place near Colfax, CA .