Texas Book Festival announces Fiction Writing Contest for grades 7-12

What a great topic! Boy, do I have several stories “from the back of the truck” to share.  Unfortunately I’m a little older than 12 years old, although not by much. Anyhow, my fellow Tejanos… I am sure you have just as many stories “from the back of the truck” that are worth sharing. Take [...]

Press Release | Las Comadres Releases Spanish Edition of its Short Story Collection, Count on Me

Cuenta Conmigo: Conmovedoras historias de hermandad y amistades incondicionales Las Comadres Para Las Americas, headquartered in Austin, is proud to announce the launch of the Spanish-language version of their book, Count On Me: Tales of Sisterhoods and Fierce Friendships. The original English-language version made its worldwide debut on September 4, 2012. The new release, titled Cuenta Conmigo: Conmovedoras [...]

Call for Submissions | eXchanges

The University of Iowa’s literary translation magazine eXchanges is seeking new poetry, fiction, and nonfiction in translation for our January 2013 issue. The submission period runs through December 1. For more information, please see our submission guidelines: http://exchanges.uiowa.edu/submissions/. Published biannually, eXchanges was founded by the poet and translator Daniel Weissbort, who envisioned the magazine as [...]

16th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival

April 16 – 21, 2013 | Austin, Texas, USA Cine Las Americas announces the 16th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival, to take place on April 16 to 21, 2013 in Austin, Texas. The festival brings a selection of the newest Ibero-American cinema and American Indigenous films, showcasing films and filmmakers through its world-renowned programs. [...]