Tag Archive | editors

Progress on Issue #24

The editors of Sin Fronteras Journal have read, chosen and ordered the poems and prose for Issue #24.  Due to an accident and surgery Joanne Townsend, who was one of the editors for issues #22 and #23, had to withdraw this year.  We were fortunate to have Alice Wallace step up to assist Ellen Young […]

Welcome New Poetry Editor, Frank Varela

After the loss of poetry editor Terry Hertzler this spring, we are delighted to have poet Frank Varela step in to help with Sin Fronteras Journal.  Brooklyn born, Frank is the author of four books of poetry, Serpent Underfoot, Bitter Coffee, Caleb’s Exile and, most recently, Diaspora.  His children’s stories have been published by Riverside […]

Farewell to Terry

We in the local Sin Fronteras community were saddened to learn of the death of Terry Herztler earlier this month.  He had been missing from a couple of events, but we did not know why. Joe Somoza, one of the elders of the local poetry community and editor emeritus of Sin Fronteras Journal, wrote this […]

Thank you, Michelle

Michelle Holland has been one of the poetry editors of Sin Fronteras Journal since it began.  That is twenty-one years, counting the issue which is now in production.  She continued to be active after moving to northern New Mexico quite a few years ago.  Only one other person, Michael Mandel, Organization Manager, has been involved […]

Editors’ Update: Issue #19.

Readers and editors have been hard at work reading submissions.    Issue No. 19 is coming together.  We think it is looking good.  Those who submitted for this issue should be hearing from us in the next two weeks. We know it’s a slow process.  If anything you submitted has since been accepted elsewhere, please let […]

Introducing the Editors II: Ellen Roberts Young

Ellen Roberts Young has been a part of the writing community in Las Cruces since 2004.  She has been involved with the editing of Sin Fronteras/Writers Without Borders Journal for three years, assisting F. Richard (Dick) Thomas in editorial decisions and the paperwork of editing for the last two. Ellen’s publications include two chapbooks, Accidents […]

Introducing the Editors I: Michelle Holland

Michelle Holland has been involved with Sin Fronteras/Writers Without Borders Journal since its beginning in 1996.  For the first ten issues she and Joseph Somoza were the two who decided which poems to include.  As Wayne Crawford and Dick Thomas joined the editorial team Michelle became one of three readers and happily left the final […]

Our Current Issue

Volume 17 of Sin Fronteras/Writers Without Borders Journal came back from the printer at the beginning of March and was officially launched at the monthly SPLAT reading at Palacio Bar in Mesilla on March 19. As has been done in the past, this issue was dedicated to two supporters of the organization who died during […]