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Open Secrets: A Workshop

2019 PEN World Voices Festival: Open Secrets: A Workshop

Join PEN America’s World Voices Festival in partnership with LitFest Pasadena to present Open Secrets, a pop-up workshop instructed by Rocío Carlos. The workshop will focus on the oral history of storytelling in communities of color, story preservation across diasporas, and the writer’s navigation of private and public spaces. Space is limited.

This event is presented in partnership with LitFest Pasadena. It is one of the 2019 PEN America World Voices Festival Los Angeles events.


Rocío CarlosRocío Carlos (she/they) is a poet from Los Angeles. Her books include (the other house)Attendance, and A Universal History of Infamy: Those of This America. Her poems have appeared in ChaparralAngel City Review, and Cultural Weekly. She was a 2003 PEN America Emerging Voices Fellow.

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