Zine-Making as an Act of Community Self-Care with Leticia Urieta

1:00 PM Saturday, 26 June 2021

Sponsored by Red Salmon Arts

In this workshop, writer and community teaching artist, Leticia Urieta, will teach participants to learn how to make a zine as an expression of self-care, creativity, and survival. Drawing on our experiences as Chicana/o/x Latina/o/x Indigenous peoples, this workshop will also be an opportunity to also reflect upon how we document our historias.

Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

About the facilitator:

Leticia Urieta is Tejana writer from Austin, TX. Leticia is a graduate of Agnes Scott College with a BA in English/Creative Writing and holds an MFA in Fiction writing from Texas State University.

She works a teaching artist in the Austin community with a focus on the pedagogy of equity in creative writing. She is the Regional Program Manager for Austin Bat Cave and is the director of Barrio Writers in Austin, a free college level youth writers workshop founded by author and activist Sarah Rafael Garcia in Santa Ana, CA.

Her creative work appears in PANK, Chicon Street Poets, Lumina and many others. Her fiction explores the intersections of Latinx identity with the folklore, traditional stories and the supernatural or speculative. Her mixed genre collection of poetry and prose, Las Criaturas, is forthcoming from FlowerSong Press.

FMI: https://leticiaaurieta.com/

Red Salmon Arts is a 501(c)3 grassroots cultural arts organization, with a thirty-year history of working with the indigenous neighborhoods of Austin. RSA is dedicated to the development of emerging writers and the promotion of Chicanx/@/Latinx/@/Native American literature, providing outlets and mechanisms for cultural exchange, and sharing in the retrieval of a people’s cultural heritage with a commitment to social justice.

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