Mil Gracias for a Beautiful Flor De Nopal Literary Festival!

 First of all, many thanks to our incredible poets:

Christopher Carmona, Sarah Shaney Reeves, Gloria Amescua, Ari Chagoya,  Katherine Pace, jo reyes-boitel, Abe Louise Young, Trey Moore, Lauren Espinoza, Joe Jimenez, Scott Wiggerman, Laurie Ann Guerrero, K. Denea Stewart Shaheed, Celeste Guzman Mendoza, Rachel Jennings, Jorge Antonio Renaud, Tammy Melody Gomez, Brenda Nettles Riojas, Erin Bad Hand, and Carmen Tafolla.

And many thanks to the community organizations that met with our poets for community writing workshops:Red Salmon Arts’ Save Our Youth programs; PODER’s Youth Leadership program; Safeplace; and the Mary Lee Foundation. Thank you to all the poets, coordinators, and participants who were involved.

 We are especially grateful to the following organizations and individuals for their support:

Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center

Linda Irizzary Crockett

Paul del Bosque

Red Salmon Arts

Resistencia Bookstore

Rene Valdez

Lilia Rosas

UT Center for Mexican American Studies

Deborah Paredes

Luis Guevara

Amalia Rodriguez-Mendoza, Travis County District Clerk

Ruben Barrera, Attorney

Laura Martinez, Attorney

Gloria Vera

Brenda Nettles Riojas

Steve Vera

Centro Victoria

Huizache Magazine

Dagoberto Gilb

Christine Granados

Diana Lopez

Mouthfeel Press

Maria Miranda Maloney

Katie G. Hoerth

La Peña

Cynthia Perez

Las Comadres de las Americas

Nora de Hoyos Comstock

La Sol y La Luna Restaurant

Nilda de la Llata

Humanities Texas,the state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities

Eric Lupfer

Oscar Casares

Liliana Valenzuela


And many thanks to all the incredible volunteers who are not named here!


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