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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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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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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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Disquiet and the Neither Here Nor There Conference in the Town Crier Blog (Canada)

DISQUIET 2013 alum Phoebe Wang writes: “It’s nearly impossible to imagine Toronto’s west end, especially along Dundas and the Brockton and Bloordale areas, without its Portuguese bakeries, markets and houseware shops. In the mid-1950s, migrants fleeing the regime of António de Salazar … Continue reading

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Visiting Writers Program in the New Bedford Standard Times

DISQUIET 2012 alum Shana Lee Silva’s work inspiring the young women of Our Sisters School in New Bedford to get involved in writing and literature is featured again in the New Bedford Standard Times/South Coast Today: “Silva said she was inspired to … Continue reading

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Shana Silva Starts Visiting Writers Program for Underprivileged Girls in New Bedford, MA

Shana Silva writes in the Portuguese American Journal: “At DISQUIET [in Lisbon] I had connected with a burgeoning movement of Luso-American writers, and came up with an idea to bring the two groups together: underprivileged girls growing up in New … Continue reading

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