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Wendy Angulo is a New York City born Latina, raised in Caracas, Venezuela. Wendy is a mother, writer, lawyer and the founder of Wendy Angulo Productions, an organization whose goal is to support, encourage, and promote poetry and visual arts in the borough of Queens. Wendy, re-discovered her love for writing in the summer of 2011 after attending a spoken word event in Queens. She then joined the New York City Latina Writers Group where she has been an active member and has taken on the role as the organization’s Program Director. Wendy is an essayist who is currently working on her Memoir. She has read her work at several venues throughout New York City, including Nuyorican’s Poets Cafe, East Harlem Cafe, Sankofa Sisterhood, Camaradas and has been published in the online journal Mom Egg Review; she is a 2016 VONA alum and the sole creator/curator and producer of Canvas of Words, an art and poetry showcase that birthed of Wendy’s desire to bring the arts back to her beloved borough of Queens. Wendy continues to scout for new talent and build new connections to perpetuate the arts and strengthen the literary community.

Write On, When Hip Hop and Journalism Fuse. Interview with Syreeta Gates

This week, I came across a social media post about an upcoming documentary on Hip Hop Journalism. Right away I felt the idea was brilliant and I had to support this endeavor. After watching the trailer, I reached out to the creator Syreeta Gates for an interview.  To my surprise, she not only accepted my invitation right away but I ... Read More »

Cocina, Latinidad y Más – Interview with Armando “Tito” Tam

The first time I came in contact with Armando “Tito” Tam was through my interview with César Vargas. Thank you, César, for the connect! This is the advantage of social media and the reason why it is so important to me to continue building connections through this platform by sharing the stories of these magnificent human beings who are making a ... Read More »

A Version of Normal by Michelle Guerrero-Henry

My entire life, I got sick very easily. Always something wrong with my stomach, complaining of nausea constantly. As a kid, tests were run, though my mother made sure we all had a healthy diet, doctors thought I had one illness or another. At around 11 years old, my mother called me into her bedroom. Before I was blindfolded with ... Read More »

Altered States by Poison Ivy

Remember in high school when you would break up with someone and still have to see them every day? same class, same parties, work together on projects?. Crying in the playground about a relationship that will never be. Remember in the beginning how dreadful that was? … well, that’s me at 35 years old. It’s all the same, just now ... Read More »

The Many Faces of Shame by Kenia Nuñez

I didn’t have a word for it as a child, but it’s as clear as day now….the word was: shame. I have carried that feeling with me for as far back as I can remember being alive, and by five years old it had already begun to strip me of my childhood. By definition, shame is a feeling of humiliation or ... Read More »

Estamos de Pie, Rebuilding Puerto Rico. An Interview with George Torres

George Torres, known by many of us as “Jibaro” is the founder of Sofrito Media Group, a wandering digital nomad with 20 years of experience and a passion for tech, travel, speaking, teaching & community building for the Latino / LatinX audience. If you are part of the Latino scene in New York, must definitely you’ve crossed paths with George at ... Read More »

The Pursuit of your Purpose by Jaquí Rodriguez

I’ve never been good enough to be me. I’ve been told.  Confusing isn’t it? I am a professional scuba diver of the depths of the soul.  What?!? What I mean is, I spend a lot of time thinking, digging within, trying to find answers, making sense of the world, in a quest for truth, our connectedness and more importantly what ... Read More »

I Am Not My Body by Wendy Angulo

You’re made of so much beauty, But it seems that you forgot, When you decided that you were defined, By all the things you’re not.                             ~e.h I have been brewing this idea of photographing my body for a long time. A few weeks shy of my 42nd birthday, I arranged for a “boudoir” photo-shoot, truly an empowering experience to ... Read More »

Marrying my Daughter by Alicia Anabel Santos

  It was an unspoken vow. It just sort of happened. I got pregnant, then married, gave birth to a beautiful baby girl, and then we divorced. She was just a toddler. That’s when I married my three-year-old little girl. One of the vows that I made to her when she left my womb was that I would always put ... Read More »