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Author Profile: Marybeth Rua-Larsen, contributor to THE GREAT GATSBY ANTHOLOGY

Originally posted on Silver Birch Press:
PHOTOGRAPH: Although poet Marybeth Rua-Larsen lives on the South Coast of Massachusetts, she’s a stone’s throw away from Rhode Island. In fact, she crisscrosses the state line on a daily basis, including this recent visit to…

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APRIL 13TH: AFTER THE CARNATIONS: Writing the Luso-American Experience in Newark

Originally posted on brick city speaks:
Hugo Dos Santos Hugo dos Santos was born in Portugal and raised in New Jersey. He earned an MA in writing from Rutgers-Newark, and was recently a Disquiet International Scholarship winner. He is the…

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FEBRUARY 9TH READER: Marina Carreira

Originally posted on brick city speaks:
Marina Carreira is a Luso-American writer from the Ironbound area of Newark, NJ. She holds a BA in English from Montclair State University and a MFA in Creative Writing from Rutgers University. Marina is…

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De Lara Gularte e da redescoberta poética da ancestralidade

Originally posted on Nas Duas Margens:
Caindo ao mar,/eles lutam para se manter à superfície/o seu fôlego exausto,/em seguida a partida. Lara Gularte no poema “The Pull of Water” na entrevista à revista The Bitter Oleander Vamberto Freitas Lara Gularte,…

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2015 Luso-American Scholarship Contest to Attend DISQUIET in Lisbon

Luso-American Scholarships: Through a partnership with the Luso-American Development Foundation, DISQUIET offers full and partial scholarships–including airfare, tuition and lodging–to North American writers of Luso (Portuguese or Lusophone-country) descent. Deadline: February 15, 2015. There is NO FEE to apply. For … Continue reading

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Presence/Presença in Newark’s Luso Americano

DISQUIET ’14 alum Hugo Dos Santos on the Luso-American literary movement and Presence/Presença in the Luso Americano: “Dos Santos credits both the merit of his writings as well as local organizations like Proverbo, Presence/Presença, and Brick City Speaks for featuring … Continue reading

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Presence/Presença in HowlRound

Elaine Avila, winner of the first DISQUIET International Short Play competition, writes about a “Luso Revival” in theater and the Presence/Presença movement for HowlRound:   “Our tears about the struggle for literacy are matched by the exhilaration of being part of a group that … Continue reading

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