Somos en escrito senior editor Scott Russell Duncan will be speaking to a class at Mills College at Northeastern on his writing and being at least fridge-cold Chicano.
Wed., Oct. 4
12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Mills College at Northeastern University
5000 MacArthur Blvd.
Scott Russell Duncan, a Xicano writer, is senior editor at Somos en escrito Literary Magazine and Press and was editor on the first Chicano sci-fi anthology, El Porvenir, ¡Ya!, which was a finalist in the Next Generation Indie Book Awards. He is director of Palabras del Pueblo, a writing workshop for la raza. In 2016 his story “How My Hide Got Color” won San Francisco Litquake’s Short Story Contest. His nonfiction piece “Mexican American Psycho is in Your Dreams” won first place in the 2019 Solstice Literary Magazine Annual Literary Contest. He is at work on a collection of short stories called Plurality. His novel, Old California Strikes Back, a mix of the reality of growing up mixed-raced and of a fantasy tour of California with the head of Joaquin Murrieta will be published in 2023 through FlowerSong Press.
Preorder Scott's novel (click here or use the QR code below).
The annual Extra Fiction Contest is open to writers from or residing in the USA of American Indian, Chicano/Mexican American, Puerto Rican, Cuban American, Dominican American, Central American, or South American origin.
What is Extra Fiction?
Deadline is October 31, 2023.
Speculative fiction stories published in Somos en escrito during the year are considered for the contest.
Judging the finalists is Ernest Hogan, godfather of Chicano Science-Fiction and author of Cortez on Jupiter, High Aztech, and Smoking Mirror Blues.