A #multicultural event to launch the poetry book Poesía Alada

News from Mariana Llanos, from her New Site 😀


On May 12th 2017 Purple Corn Press hosted its first multicultural event to celebrate the release of our new book Poesia Alada, written by Mariana Llanos, illustrated by Uldarico Sarmiento, Beatriz Mayorca, Rocio Perez del Solar, Julian Galvan, Ximena Suarez Sousa, Kimberly Nguyen and Mariana Llanos, edited by Ligia Lopez de Castilla.

The event was held at SixTwelve, a community space in the heart of Paseo Arts District in Oklahoma City. It was a fun evening, with so many friends attending and sharing their love for arts and culture. Our main goal was to highlight the language diversity of the Oklahoma City community.

Uldarico Sarmiento gave a mini-workshop showing his technique to work with charcoal:

Kimberly Nguyen brought a fun printmaking activity for your children (in age and at heart!):

We had a myriad of friends sharing their talents: Bill Boudreau , writer, poet and songwriter sang  and recited in…

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