Esperanzas Desesperadas contains writing by the members of NY Writers Coalition creative writing workshops for Mexican and Spanish-speaking immigrants conducted at Mano a Mano: Mexican Culture Without Borders.
ABOUT MANO A MANO: Mano a Mano: Mexican Culture Without Borders is a New York-based non-profit organization 501(c)(3) dedicated to celebrating Mexican culture and promoting the understanding of Mexican traditions.
Luz Aguirre / Miguel Ángel Andrade / Miguel Ángel Ángeles
Leonardo Anzúres / Alejandro IV Barragan / Carolina Ana Drake / Mariel Escalante
Daisy Flores / Judith Flores / Evelyn Hernández / Miriam Mora
Gabriel Rivera / Celene Sánchez / Danae Sánchez / Mary Ellen Sanger
ADVANCE PRAISE FOR ESPERANZAS DESESPERADAS
Viva las voces! So fresh, with corazones abiertos! This inspiring collection of poems, stories, and memories by sixteen writing workshop members glimmers with dreams, yearnings, the kiss of guavas, sting of limones. Read, as they write, beyond fronteras!
— C.M. Mayo, Author of Miraculous Air and Sky Over El Nido