The Lit & Luz Festival...
Began in 2012 (unofficially) with the release of the fully translated—Spanish/English—MAKE #13 "Intercambio/Exchange." In 2014 the Lit & Luz Festival was launched from its pages and has produced yearly events with writers and artists from Chicago and Mexico City in both cities ever since.
Lit & Luz is produced by MAKE Literary Productions, NFP
Co-directors: Sarah Dodson and Brenda Lozano
Creative Director and Website Design: MAKE & Co.
Managing Director: Sarah Dodson
Assistant Managing Director: Kenneth Guay
Managing Artistic Director: Jessica Anne
Co-Artistic Directors: Daniel Borzutzky, Joel Craig, and Kathleen Rooney
Audio/Visual Production: Charly Garcia
Social Media Coordinator: Jennifer De Poorter
Advisory Council: Gerardo Cárdenas, Lead Advisor
Susy Bielak, Jaime Garza, Adolfo Hernandez, Sarah Kramer, Kirsten Leenaars, Jennifer Patiño Cervantes, Fabiola Ramirez, M. Ireri Rivas, Nuria Sheehan
Logistics: Kamilah Foreman, Miguel Jimenez, Jose-Luis Moctezuma
Videography: Justin Haranchar
2017 THANK YOUS
Thank you for the support, time, energy, and ideas
MAKE Mag Staff: Chamandeep Bains, Alejandro Almanza Pereda, Mark Molloy, and Kolin Jordan
MAKE Board: Bob Adams, Natalie Edwards, Patrick McGee, Leonard Sommer, Mike Zapata
Lou Bank, Dana Bassett, Franco Bavoni Escobedo, Paul Biasco, Mike Drew, Tom Flynn, Rachel Galvin, Mario E. Gastelum, Claire Henry, Jesse Hora, Alex Houston, Devin King, Theo Kourlas, Hannah Larson, Abby Lynne, Colin McDonald, Gabriel Mendoza López, Caroline Picard, Dan Salls, Tselanie Townsend, Jamie Trecker, and everyone we’re inevitably forgetting, but couldn’t have done this without.