Manuel Aragon

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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.

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Words Inspired by Art: Flags of Hope

January 28, 2021

Manuel Aragon's Articles

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Ten of Cups

October 29, 2020

by Mónica Torres Ortiz

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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.

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Why Should Writers Travel?

August 06, 2018

By Chetan Mahajan

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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.