Rio Hondo College
Division of Communications and Languages

Writes of Spring Festival
Guest speakers at past festivals have included:

 


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Steve Abee (poet)

Alberto Baltazar Urista Heredia [alurista] (poet)

Gustavo Arellano (columnist)

Liza Bakewell (anthropology)

Julian Bradley (composer)

Tony Barnstone (poet)

Michael Jaime-Becerra

Daniel Cano (fiction)

Theresa Chavez (theater director)

Lance Davis (actor)

David Dominguez (poet)

Andy Edmonds (journalist)

Robert Eisele (screenwriter)

Alex Espinoza (fiction)

Rich Ferguson (poet)

Howard Fine (acting coach)

Montserrat Fontes (fiction)

Darnella Ford (fiction)

Frank X. Gaspar (poet)

Lisa Glatt (fiction)

Richard Glatzer & Wash Westmoreland (screenwriters)

Mat Gleason (poet/journalist)

Reyna Grande (fiction)

Suzanne Greenberg (fiction)

Scot Grey (TV writer)

Jack Grisham (memoir)

David Hernandez (fiction)

Dr. Shirley Impellizzeri (psychologist)

Beth Kennedy (theater)

Ron Koertge (poet)

 

 



Gerald Locklin (poet) (Locklin also here)

B. D. Love (poet)

Josefina Lopez  (playwright/screenwriter)

Melissa Martinez (journalist)

Ruben Martinez (fiction)

Alejandro Morales (fiction)

Peter Murrieta (actor)

Marisela Norte (fiction)

Peter Noyes (journalist)

Scott Odom (poet) (In Memoriam)

Lupe Ontiveros (actor) (In Memoriam)

Sam Quinones (non-fiction)

Adam Sadowsky (Gandalph of genius geeks)

Ellen Sandler (TV writer)

Michele M. Serros (fiction)

Susana Chávez-Silverman (fiction)

Susan Sink (poet)

Alan Lawrence Sitomer (fiction)

Taco Shop Poets (poets)

Tom Thrasher (poet)

Timothy Steele (poet)

Soledad St. Hilaire (actor)

Gloria De La Torre-Wycoff (fiction)

Andrew Utter (acting instructor)

Marcos Villatoro (fiction)

Helena Maria Viramontes (fiction)

Charles Harper Webb (poet)

Aaron White (performance artist)

Mariano Zaro (poet) (You Tube)