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Real Talk with A Poetry Editor & Publisher

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Real Talk with A Poetry Editor & Publisher
Real Talk with A Poetry Editor & Publisher

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05 jul de 2022, 7:00 p. m.



Join editor and publisher Roberto Carlos García as he answers all your questions on:

  • preparing your poetry manuscript
  • finding an editor
  • pitching to contests, presses, literary journals, etc.
  • publishing a chapbook
  • marketing & promotng your work
  • leveraging your network and community

And so much more!

About Roberto:

Poet, storyteller, and essayist Roberto Carlos Garcia is a self-described “sancocho […] of provisions from the Harlem Renaissance, the Spanish Poets of 1929, the Black Arts Movement, the Nuyorican School, and the Modernists.” Garcia is rigorously interrogative of himself and the world around him, conveying “nakedness of emotion, intent, and experience,” and he writes extensively about the Afro-Latinx and Afro-diasporic experience. Roberto's third collection, [Elegies], is published by Flower Song Press and his second poetry collection, black / Maybe: An Afro Lyric, is available from Willow Books.  Roberto’s first collection, Melancolía, is available from Červená Barva Press.   His poems and prose have appeared or are forthcoming in POETRY Magazine, The BreakBeat Poets Vol 4: LatiNEXTBettering American Poetry Vol. 3, The Root, Those People, Rigorous, Academy of American Poets Poem-A-Day, Gawker, Barrelhouse, The Acentos Review, Lunch Ticket, and many others.  He is founder of the cooperative press Get Fresh Books Publishing, A NonProfit Corp.  A native New Yorker, Roberto holds an MFA in Poetry and Poetry in Translation from Drew University, and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize.


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