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Toronto Launch of Memória: An Anthology of Portuguese Canadian Writers

Saturday, November 30, 2013, 6:30pm Readers include EDITH BAGUINHO, HUMBERTO DA SILVA, IRENE MARQUES, ANTONIO M. MARQUES, AIDA JORDÃO and EMANUEL MELO. Event host: Maria João Dodman Alberto Castro Gallery, located in the Casa do Alentejo Cultural Club, 1130 Dupont Street, Toronto … 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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VIDA and Luso-American Literature

Question asked of this panel of Luso-American writers at the Luso-American Foundation in Lisbon on July 11, 2013: “Many of us who follow the VIDA count of women’s bylines in U.S. publications can’t help noticing the disparity between the make-up … 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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Next Luso-American Group Reading: Provincetown, MA, June 28

We’re very honored to have as our featured reader Brown University Professor and poet George Monteiro! Other readers will include Provincetown and Cape Cod writers of Portuguese descent, and we’ll be introducing New Bedford playwright Mat Arruda. June 28, 3:00 … Continue reading

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