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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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Readings from Memória in Toronto May 12

Portuguese Canadian Poetry & Prose May 12 at Citizenry Cafe Monday, May 12, 6:30 pm:  

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Presence/Presença AWP 2014 Panel on Inclusion & Identity

What’s Luso Got To Do With It? From the AWP 2014 Conference Schedule: R220 What’s Luso Got To Do With It? Aspen Room, Sheraton Seattle, 2nd Floor Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) Annual Conference Seattle, WA Thursday, February … Continue reading

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Town Crier (Toronto): Luso, Lisbon, DISQUIET, Dzanc

From The Town Crier: Luso, Lisbon, DISQUIET, Dzanc Win a trip to DISQUIET 2014 in Lisbon, Portugal//by Oona Patrick “This is an exciting time for the Luso (Portuguese and Lusophone) writing community in the United States and Canada. Despite Maisonneuve’s gloomy ‘What’s … Continue reading

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