Just regular.

The number in attendance was not huge. I looked around the modest-sized auditorium; it was slightly more than half full early on a Saturday morning. But what mattered most was our presence. The third annual Comadres & Compadres Latino Writers Conference was held on Saturday, September 27 at Medgar Evans College in Brooklyn. It was […]

The library: A love story.

It was a perfect night: Me, in the New York Public Library, listening to Walter Dean Myers, Malcolm Gladwell, Esmeralda Santiago, Tobias Wolff, and Garrison Keillor talk about their love of libraries. Sigh. It felt like a dream, but was actually the World Book Night kick-off event at the NYPL. Click the link. Read about […]