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#womenonthemap

Allison Hedge Coke tweeted a link to SPARK’s Women on the Map project. From their website: In celebration of Women’s History Month, we are thrilled to launch this unique SPARK “herstorytelling” project on Field Trip, a location-based app created by Google that recommends unique and interesting places to visit. We have “mapped” more than 100 … Continue reading

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BorderSenses Literary and Arts Journal, an interview

BorderSenses is an innovative literary journal based out of my hometown of El Paso, Texas. The BorderSenses organization is also infusing the borderland with important literary projects such as writing workshops for migrant workers and area teens. Following their 20th issue last year, 2015 is proving to be another exciting year for them as they have a new … Continue reading

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The simple truth

Philip Levine gave a reading at the University of Texas at El Paso on March 12th, 2013. He took the stage wearing his ball cap and a sense of humor. The auditorium was packed. Many people sat with notebooks open and writing utensils in hand. Philip Levine read his poems and recounted stories. He talked about … Continue reading