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*CANCELED* ACCOLADES: WOMEN WHO SUBMIT Anthology Reading, featuring LITUO HUANG, TORI ANN JOHNSON, BONNIE S. KAPLAN, CYNTHIA GUARDADO, LI YUN ALVARADO, NORIKO NAKADA, and XOCHITL-JULISA BERMEJO

 

Accolades: Women Who Submit Anthology

Women Who Submit seeks to empower women writers by creating physical and virtual spaces for sharing information, supporting and encouraging submissions to literary journals, and clarifying the submission and publication process. The anthology includes 40 women and nobinary authors, and funding for the anthology was made possible by CCI Arts. 

 

Lituo Huang is a Chinese-Born, Midwest-bred, Los Angeles-based writer. Her fiction and poetry have previously appeared or are forthcoming in JMWW, Bosie Magazine, the Bethlehem Writer's Roundtable, the Recenter Press Poetry Journal, and elsewhere. 

Tori Ann Johnson's short fiction has appeared in The Emerson Review, Hunger Mountain, Callaloo, and many other publications. Her novel, Remedy For a Broken Angel (2014) was nominated for a 2015 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work by a Debut Author. She teaches screenwriting at USC.

Poet Bonnie S. Kaplan is a second-generation Angeleno. Kaplan's poems are published in Adrienne Rich: A Tribute Anthology, This Assignment is So Gay: LGBTIQ Poets on the Art of Teaching, and Out of Sequence: The Sonnets Remixed. 

Cynthia Guardado /sIHn-thee-uh Gwarr-Dah-Doe/ (she/her/hers) is the Salvadorian-American author of ENDEAVOR (World Stage Press 2017). Her manuscript Cenizas is currently under review and was a finalist for the National Poetry Series 2019. Her poems have also appeared in Poetry Magazine, ITWOW: In The Words of Women International Anthology, Huizache, Bozalta Journal, The Acentos Review, The Packinghouse Review, The Wandering Song: Central American Writing in the United States, and The Normal School.

Li Yun Alvarado is the author of Words or Water. Her work has appeared in VIDA Review; The Acentos Review; and Aster(ix), among others. An alumna of VONA and AROHO, Li Yun grew up in NY, lives in CA, and takes travels to Salinas, PR to see familia. 
 

Noriko Nakada edits the Breathe and Push column for the WWS blog. Her essay, "A Short History of Insanity," appeared in Meridian. She has published three book-length memoirs: Through Eyes Like Mine, which was shortlisted for the 2040 Book Award; Overdue Apologies; a middle school memoir; and I Tried: Tales from an Emerging High School Feminist. She completed her MFA at Antioch University Los Angeles and teaches English in a Los Angeles public middle school.

Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo is the daughter of Mexican immigrants and author of Posada: Offerings of Witness and Refuge (Sundress Publications 2016). A former Steinbeck Fellow and Poets & Writers California Writers Exchange winner, she has work published in Acentos Review, CALYX, and crazyhorse among others. A dramatization of her poem "Our Lady of Water Gallons," directed by Jesus Salvador Trevino, can be viewed at latinopia.com She is a member of Miresa Collective and director of Women Who Submit. 

Event date: 
Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 5:00pm
Event address: 
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027