Wednesday, April 04, 2012

SLHW Meeting: Financing Your Writing

The Society of Latino and Hispanic Writers of San Antonio
will host its monthly meeting at Barnes and Noble San Pedro Crossing
Monday, April 9th, 2012 7:30 P.M.
Free and Open to the Public

This month’s feature speaker is SLHWSA member Edna Camps Gravenhorst, who will deliver a very interesting talk:

“Financing your Writing”

Please send this invitation to your friends and come to hear Edna, as writers we all have struggled with finding a way to do just that!


Edna Campos Gravenhorst was born and raised in South Texas. She currently resides in San Antonio, Texas and St. Louis, Missouri.

Campos Gravenhorst is an author and historical researcher. She has been published in national newspapers and magazines and has been interviewed in print media, radio and television around the country. Her books include Ay, Mija and Ay, Mijo! Why do you want to be an engineer?, Te de Canela/Cinnamon Tea, Southwest Garden, Benton Park West and Historical Home Research in the City of St. Louis. She is working on her seventh book, Negreta; this work in progress won the Kate Chopin Silver Wings Writing Award for 2009. Other writing awards include International Latin Book Awards in 2007 and 2008, and a Kid Power Award in 2007. In 2009 she was awarded a Women on the Move Award by the University of Missouri-St. Louis, in 2008 she won a University of Missouri-St. Louis Women Trailblazer Award and in 2007 was named the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers National Star Honorary Member. She is a member of the National Association of Latino Arts and Culture Organization, the Society of Latino and Hispanic Writers of San Antonio, Las Comadres and the Society of Architectural Historians-St. Louis Chapter. At Gemini Ink-the University Without Walls in San Antonio, she served as a Writer in Communities for Fall of 2009 and was a member of the Spring 2010 Faculty.

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