For this week’s sabiduría we talk to writer Charlie Vazquez. He talks about his experience reading Latino literature and how the hashtag #LatinoLit took off. He is the current director of the BCA Bronx Writing Center and knows a thing or two about how community and literature intersect.

His latest novel Contraband and the Bronx Memoir Project, Volume 1 can both be found on


Photo by LadyDucayne via Flickr.

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