by Mongrel Empire Press

MEP author Natalia Treviño has been so busy lately, we thought we’d let you know what all she’s been up to. Her 2014 MEP poetry collection, Lavando La Dirty Laundry has been winning awards and getting rave reviews. Here is a digest of what Natalia and her book have been doing–you should get to a comfortable chair–this will take a while:


Las Comadres Book Club Conversation, Sept 29th, 2014. You can register for the teleconference with Natalia here:

Shortlisted for the 2014 International Rubery Book Award for Poetry


Sept 13, Austin, Featured Reader and Workshop Leader at the Feminist Poetry Festival– time tba

Sept 24, San Antonio, Reading, San Antonio College, 5:30 PM

Oct 2-5, a tour through the lush South Texas Valley:

Oct 2, Edinburg, Reading, UTPA, Noon

Oct 3, South Padre Island, Reading, Paragraphs on Padre Boulevard, 7 PM

Oct 4, Brownsville Book Festival, Reading, time tba

Oct 4, McAllen, Reading, Poetry, Pasta, y Vino 8 PM

Oct 11, Austin, Writing Workshop, Writing for Wholeness Through Compassion, Flor de Nopal Literary Festival, 1-3 PM

Nov 1, Austin, Reading, Flor de Nopal Literary Festival at Resistencia Bookstore– time tba

Nov 13, Austin, Reading, Bookwoman, time tba

Dec 5th, Austin, Flor de Nopal Reading


Print Interviews

Letras Latinas with iren’e lara silva via Harriet at the Poetry Foundation

La Bloga with Amelia Montes

Radio Interviews

Words on a Wire with Daniel Chacon and Benjamin Alire Saenz

Nuestra Palabra with Tony Diaz

Television Interview

Poet’s Corner


San Antonio Express News by Roberto Bonazzi

El Paso Times by Sheryl Luna

Voices de la Luna by Mo H. Saidi

Latino Stories by Jose B. Gonzalez

Houston Chronicle by Tony Diaz

ADOPTED FOR COURSEWORK Fall 2014 at the following universities

The University of Texas at San Antonio

The University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio

The University of Texas Pan-Am, Edinburg


San Antonio Book Festival, April 5th

San Antonio, Barnes & Noble, Voices de la Luna Featured Reader, April 23rd

MegaCorazon Poetry Broadcast, April 30th

McNay Art Museum’s Mother America Reading, May 11th

June 27, 2014, Austin, Reading, Resistencia Bookstore, 7 PM

July 16 Omaha, Nebraska, Benson Brewery

July 23 Houston, Reading, Tinteros and Casa Ramirez times TBA