Marcos Gonsalez

Marcos Gonsalez

Author | Pedro's Theory: Essays

Marcos Gonsalez is an essayist living in New York City. His essay collection about growing up a gay son of an undocumented immigrant in rural America, Pedro’s Theory: Essays, is represented by agent Lauren Abramo. His essays can be found at Electric Literature, Catapult, and the New Inquiry, among others.

Getting Started, When You Just . . . Can’t . . . Even

6221, 6th floor

We write nonfiction to change ourselves and the world; we write to witness, transform, and survive, to reinvent ourselves and challenge those who would silence us. Our panel explores the craft of our hardest stories: writing past blocks, prohibitions, and inhibitions; refining trauma through formal choices; facing audiences and our own vulnerability. Panelists: Jennifer Baker, Editor, Everyday […]