September 5, 2014

The Comadres and Compadres Writers Conference is on September 27th! Register now!

So proud to share the information for this year's conference! It's hard to believe that it's already our third! This is truly a labor of love for all involved, including this year's fabulous keynote speaker! Come join us at the only conference that focuses on helping Latino writers get published! You won't regret it! —Adriana

Las Comadres para las Americas – in collaboration with Medgar Evers College, CUNY:
National Black Writers Conference, the Center for Black Literature, the Foreign Language Department,
and ALAS–Association for Latin American Studies – present:


Saturday, September 27, 2014, Medgar Evers College, Brooklyn, New York 

Keynote Speaker: Esmeralda Santiago
New York Times best-selling author of Conquistadora (Knopf, 2011) and the contemporary classic memoir: When I Was Puerto Rican.

The 3nd Annual Comadres and Compadres Writers Conference, taking place at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, will provide Latino writers with access to published Latino authors as well as agents and editors who have a proven track record of publishing Latino books. Panels cover a wide range of topics including Craft Workshop for Adult and Children’s Books, Fiction and Non-Fiction, Writing for Children and Young Adults, and Self Publishing.


For an additional fee, meet with an agent or editor! During the one-on-one session, you will receive valuable verbal feedback on your writing and its potential in the current publishing landscape.

Questions? Please contact Nora Comstock at

SPONSORS: Scholastic, Association of American Publishers, The Center for Black Literature, Adriana Dominguez, Medgar Evers College (The City University of New York), Marcela Landres, Latino Print Network

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