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, participating in, and often sponsoring, public readings and creative events.
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 .