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.

Manuel Aragon's Articles

The Lookout

Why Should Writers Travel?

August 06, 2018

By Chetan Mahajan

The Lookout

Lit Counts: More Than Narcos y Mojados

December 04, 2016

Growing up, there weren’t many complex characters in fiction who resembled me or my family.