Posts Tagged: latino writers

Pura Belpré: New York’s First Puerto Rican Librarian

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Pura Belpré began her long, luminous career as a librarian, storyteller, author, activist, and puppeteer when she moved to New York in 1921. Not only was Belpré NYC’s first Puerto Rican librarian, Neda Ulaby reports for NPR, she was the first to perform story times in English and Spanish (with puppets), opening up a world […]

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Number of Asian-American and Latino TV Writers on the Rise

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If the depressing VIDA count has got you down, Colorlines has some news that could lift your spirits. According to the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) the number of Latino and Asian-American television writers has doubled since the year 2000. That’s not to say that the number of screenwriters is actually proportionate to the […]

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