Somos en escrito has become the leader in publishing and promoting Latino literature online since it was launched in 2010. Our goal has been to raise awareness of Latino writing as an integral part of American literature. We have featured established poets, writers and scholars such as Rosa Martha Villarreal, Rudy Acuña, Cristina Garcia, Roberto Haro, Felipe de Ortego y Gasca, Carlota Caulfield, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Lucha Corpi, Richard Blanco, Ernest Hogan, and Rudolfo Anaya. Somos en escrito is also the most welcoming venue for the growing number of upcoming writers such as Armando Arias, Carmen Baca, Roberto Perezdiaz, Tommy Villalobos, and Juan Alvarado, who ably represent the culture and talent of our indigenous-hispanic community.
With the help of this fundraiser, we will be able to enhance the quality and “look” of Somos en escrito and expand our outreach to prospective writers nationwide. We see Somos en escrito becoming the leading privately run literary online magazine in the country that not only promotes U.S. Latino literature but that as a unique publishing enterprise can become the debut venue for Latinos to learn about publishing, illustrating, and production. By achieving this goal, Somos en escrito stands to enhance the way our community’s literary character is seen in the Americas.
We are offering books signed by some of the amazing Latino writers we have featured. Currently, we have signed classics by Rudolfo Anaya, Lucha Corpi, Armando Rendon, Rodolfo Acuña, Roberto de Haro, and Rosa Martha Villarreal. Some books we have in very limited quantity. And if you just want to help the cause, you will have the perk of our sincere thanks for aiding our efforts toward promoting Latino literature.