Center of Mexican American Studies
Center of Mexican American Studies

Flor de Nopal Literary Festival 2011

Thu, December 1, 2011 | Multipurpose Room, Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River Street, Austin, Texas

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center presents the Flor De Nopal Literary Festival, December 1-3, 2011. All events are free and open to the public. 

The first day of the festival will feature three workshops on writing and creativity, facilitated by Scott Wiggerman, Jo Reyes-Boitel, Moises S. L. Lara and ire'ne lara silva.
Featured poets will also be conducting workshops with various local community organizations: Red Salmon Arts’ Save Our Youth programs; PODER’s Youth Leadership program; OutYouth; Latinitas; Safeplace; and the Mary Lee Foundation.
The Flor de Nopal Literary Festival is sponsored in part by Red Salmon Arts; Resistencia Bookstore; the Center for Mexican American Studies (UT Austin); Centro Victoria and Huizache Magazine; Mouthfeel Press; La Peña; Las Comadres de las Americas; La Sol y La Luna Restaurant; and Humanities Texas, the state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
For more information, contact Moisés S. L. Lara or ire’ne lara silva at

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