Manuel Aragon

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Manuel Aragon is a Latinx writer, director, and filmmaker from Denver, CO.

He is a graduate of NYU’s Maurice Kanbar Institute of Film and Television. His film work—writing and directing—has been featured on MTV, Pitchfork, and Stereogum. He most recently won the CineLatino Pitch Latino Award for Emerging Filmmakers with the web series, Welcome to the Northside, a comedic take on gentrification and Latino displacement in North Denver.

He is currently working on a short story collection, Norteñas. Norteñas is a collection of speculative fiction short stories centered in the Northside, a Mexican and Mexican- American centered part of Denver, and the people, ghosts, and demons that live there.

Classes with Manuel Aragon

A Mixer for Colorado Writers of Color
Fiction, Hybrid, Nonfiction/Memoir, Play/Screenwriting, Poetry, Publishing/Career, YA/Children's

Writing in Color: A Mixer for Colorado Writers of Color

December 17, 2021

Manuel Aragon's Articles

Lighthouse Blog

Writing In Color 2021 Retreat Preview: Q&A with André Hoilette

July 09, 2021

Editor's Note: In advance of the 2021 W

Lighthouse Blog

Writing In Color 2021 Retreat Preview: Q&A with Mathangi Subramanian

July 06, 2021

Editor's Note: In advance of the 2021 W

Lighthouse Blog

Ten of Cups

October 29, 2020

by Mónica Torres Ortiz

Lighthouse Blog

A Latinx Heritage Month Reading List

October 06, 2020

Celebrate Latinx Heritage Month by reading along with us! All the books here are published in the U.S.