is my newest personal essay up on Rabble Lit. I love this journal and the work they publish. It continually makes me feel like my perspective–my own working class background now has a voice and I appreciate that. I’m glad they wanted a piece on teaching in prison. Advertisements
I (want) to celebrate the me, not yet to come, but the one who is here now who has had a long journey and is a bit tired and always slightly uncomfortable with the way I look. I always think I’m taller (I’m 5’4″). I always think my eyes are less squinty than they really … More I (try) to Sing the Body Electric…
Not long ago, my kids’ school, was–when you get right down to it–bullied by the local school district. Almost since its inception, our school has been accused of ‘recruiting’ students to its programming–though most arrive on the doorstep of our charter severely exhausted at what amounts to beating one’s head against a wall advocacy of … More A Chancla Thrown at School District Nonsense
My other blog Tales of a Sierra Madre will host 30 poems and 30 days. Join me with your own in the comments. Here’s to a month of poems.
We’ll be making t-shirts of course but in the meantime, here’s the new logo for Pachuca Productions — the new Latina owned microtheatre started by Tina Terrazas and I in Plumas County. We move around the county producing original plays, variety shows, and provocative works by other women. Message us if you’d like to get … More Pachuca Productions Logo Is Finally Here!
I read this essay last month on stage but I haven’t published it anywhere or sent it out. I decided it’s too personal for a publication so I’m posting it here. Inspired by all things #metoo For the Record… By Margaret Elysia Garcia End of summer 1992. Two semesters of college left ahead of me … More For the Record…
View story at Medium.com I posted my review of the new DISNEY movie on Medium this morning: View story at Medium.com