Aside from re-posting important articles in the current environment, El Paso News is celebrating Pride Month. Martin Paredes is no longer contributing articles in this El Paso News site. As the Editor, I am shaping El Paso News to feature articles on local issues and highlight voices which are often not featured in other publications.… Read More This Month in El Paso News
Setu is a bilingual Hindi-English journal published out of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. I’m thankful to Setu and to Scott Thomas Outlar, it’s guest editor for the Western Voices issue, for publishing two poems written in collaboration with Lee Ballentine as well as a poem each from us both. My poems in Setu Western Voices issue 2020… Read More Poetry by Donna Snyder and Lee Ballentine published in Setu Western Voices issue 2020
https://donnajosnyderpoet.wordpress.com/2020/05/04/repost-from-a-few-years-back-person-donna-snyder-three-poems/ Here is one of the poems published by isacoustic in their online magazine and annual anthology. Rabbit in the moon Rabbit looks down sees barren land, water infrequent. The sun’s biting caress a death blow. A cold too vicious to survive without cariño. Ixchel sent me a lover but chastity had already claimed… Read More Three poems by Donna Snyder in isacoustic journal and anthology
By Dr. Miguel Juárez On March 1st I ran into former El Paso Times Editor Bob Moore at a Press Conference at L&J’s Cafe in Central El Paso. I have known Bob for many years. I went up to him and asked him if he planned to include art and culture in his publication El… Read More Why El Paso News?
By Miguel Juárez With so much uncertainness today, we will be retooling and rebooting El Paso News to reflect who we are. You will hear from people who you don’t ordinarily get to hear voice their concerns as they speak for themselves and their communities. I have taken over as Editor and will be inviting… Read More Welcome to the reboot of El Paso News – think globally, act locally.
The El Paso News is committed to freedom of expression. Such venues as this blog are more important today than they were just a few years ago, as social networking platforms become more censorious than a small town’s watchdogs on the contents of libraries. Around 3:00 am, a fit of insomnia had me hanging… Read More Degenerate Art in the Time of Facebook
Donna Snyder was recently invited to be a contributor to the El Paso News. She founded the Tumblewords Project in 1995 and continues to organize its free weekly workshops and other literary events in the borderlands around El Paso, Texas. Snyder formerly worked as an activist attorney representing indigenous people, people with disabilities, and immigrant workers,… Read More Donna Snyder joins El Paso News
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