Archive for June, 2011

July 29th BPLG Meeting-César Chávez Branch, Oakland

Monday, June 20th, 2011

Thanks to Pete Villasenor for hosting the upcoming July BPLG meeting.  There’s a lot to cover in this meeting so come and lend your voice and ideas to  BPLG , visit a great Oakland Library and meet up with your fellow BPLG members.

Date: Friday, July 29, 2011
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Place: César E. Chávez Branch Library
3301 E. 12th Ste. 271
Oakland, CA 94601

Primer Concurso de Poesía Latinoamericana en Español, San Francisco

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

Thanks to Ricardo for forwarding the info on this unique Spanish language poetry contest sponsored by Colectivo Verso Activo.  San Francisco Libraries are trying to get out the word and we’re happy to help out.

Spread the word and encourage your library users to participate or maybe enter the contest yourself (ah, if only my poetry skills weren’t limited to limericks).  20 finalists will be recognized and winning poems will published in an anthology.  Full details are available on the Colectivo Verso Activo website.

$150 Scholarship to attend REFORMA National Conference

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

Wow! Thanks to the Colorado Chapter of REFORMA for this wonderful opportunity to apply for a $150 Scholarship to assist in attending the REFORMA National Conference IV.  They have generously made one award available to anyone nationally (or internationally) and 2 awards available to Colorado residents.  The deadline to apply is July 29th

For more information and to apply click on the link