Raquel I. Penzo, founder of La Pluma y La Tinta, is a Dominican-American writer, editor, and literary event curator from Brooklyn, NY. She earned her Master of Fine Arts degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University, and currently works as a senior copywriter at Brooklyn Public Library, and as a non-fiction editor for Serving House Books. Her stories have been published in PANK magazine and in Mason’s Road, and her poems were included in the AfroLatinx poetry anthology, ¡Manteca!, published by Arte Publico Press.


She’s online at RaquelPenzo.com, and you can add her to your social media timelines via IG (@LaPlumaYLaTinta | @RaquelPenzo) or Facebook (Facebook.com/RaquelPenzo).

Raquel Penzo- Fiction Editor

  • Manuscript pitches for Fiction work only.

  • The following materials must be sent via email to raquel@raquelpenzo.com. Emails that do not follow instructions will not be accepted.


    Submit the following no later than 4/15/19


    Writers will meet with reviewer during the conference for 15 minutes to discuss their manuscript submissions.

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