Martin Espada: Exposing History and Freedom Through Spoken Word

This is the year that squatters evict landlords, gazing like admirals from the rail of the roofdeck or levitating hands in praise of steam in the shower -Excerpt from Imagine the Angels of Bread I first heard the name Martin Espada while searching for new poets and poetry, that’s when I came along the HuffingtonPost, ” 20 …

Arundhati Roy: Words Left Unsaid

  Author Arundhati Roy is one of those writers who can turn a simple tale into a complex story about realism and the meaning of life. She's also an essayist speaking on issues such as the caste system in India, capitalism --includes the reforms to India's economy, issues in the Middle East and the West, India's creation …

Author’s/People Spotlight: Yuri Kochiyama

So, transform yourself first… Because you are young and have dreams and want to do something meaningful, that in itself makes you our future and our hope. Keep expanding your horizon, decolonize your mind, and cross borders.  This is a beautiful quote from the wonderful Yuri Kochiyama. Welcome to this edition of Author's/People Spotlight, instead …