Some tales have the charm of a scary story told around the camp fire while others cause an in-drawn breath of horror. De Aragon weaves historical fact into the narrative while calling attention to ritual and celebration based on a deep belief in the spiritual, the unexplained and the unknowable.
Las Vegas Literary Salon will feature poet Kathleen Lujan and her new chapbook of poetry, Puddles of Years, Sunday, Aug. 23, 4-5 p.m. on Zoom. Get the Zoom link here. Lujan has carried her passion for the written word with her from childhood. It was… Continue Reading “Aug. 23 Lit Salon Features Poet”
Las Vegas Literary Salon hosted its first event Sunday, July 12, thanks to the Las Vegas Arts Council and the Las Vegas NM Community Foundation. A special thanks to Susie Tsyitee who walked us through the Zoom technology and acted as host for the… Continue Reading “Lit Salon celebrates writing”
And what are you reading now? This is something everyone knows, but I would like to use it to stimulate a conversation. Do you prefer fiction over nonfiction or nonfiction over fiction? Why? What are you reading now and what is it about the… Continue Reading “Which do you prefer and why?”
James Blackshear is an educator who shares his knowledge beyond the classroom through the books he writes about Southwest history.