Interviews

Julián Esteban Torres López has conducted dozens of interviews for The Nasiona‘s magazine and podcast. Some have already been published, while others are forthcoming. Julián is known for his engaging, in-depth, long-form conversations with experts, creatives, social justice activists, and culture leaders to critically analyze numerous topics, such as incarceration and prison abolition; institutionalized racism, sexism, xenophobia, and homophobia; immigration and diaspora; adoption; the autism spectrum; womanhood and trauma; systemic barriers of entry in storytelling industries; memoir writing; minimalism; being mixed-race; intersectionality; colorism; colonialism; conflict resolution; Third Culture Kids; Latinidad; multiculturalism; and diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Mireya S. Vela

Author | Researcher | Artist

Irma Herrera

Playwright | Lawyer | Journalist | Activista

Colette Ghunim

Filmmaker | co-Founder of Mezcla Media Collective

Yaldaz Sadakova

Journalist | Author | Creator of Foreignish.net

Tori Reid

Podcaster | co-Founder of Victory & Noble

Patrick A. Howell

Author | co-Founder of Victory & Noble

Ruben Quesada

Author | Educator | Founder of the Latinx Writers Caucus

Su Su Maung

Poet | Founder of Citta Consultancy

Sylvia Salazar

Immigrant | Political Activist | Founder of Tono Latino

John Z. Guzlowski

Author | Poet | Refugee

John Donaldson

Chess Writer, Journalist, Coach, IM, and Historian

Kanchan Gautam

Third Culture Kid

Joe Sparkman

Activist | Grammy-Winning Producer | Medsav Founder

Parisa Mehran, PhD

Racial Equity Advocate | Founder of WOC in ELT

Lisa D. Gray

Writer | Founder of Our Voices, Our Stories SF

Robin Harwick, PhD

Scholar | Writer | Founder of The Pearl: Democratic HS

Kimberly Douglass, PhD

Scholar | President-CEO of Remote Learning Solutions

Gustavo Restrepo

Director of Corporación Fernando González – Otraparte

Leah Whetten-Goldstein

Transracial adoptee | Doctor of Law

Aïcha Martine Thiam

Artist | Wordsmith | co-Founder of The Nasiona

Nicole Zelniker

Journalist | Author

Adriaan Alsema

Journalist | Founder of Colombia Reports

Richa Pokhrel

Nonprofit Professional | Creator of Nepali Chhori

David Soto Jr.

Author | Minimalist

Heidi Harris

Musician | Vocalist | Visual Artist

Tamara Jong

Mixed-Race Writer of Chinese and European Ancestry

Jim Cavan

Sportswriter | Memoirist | co-Founder of Rett's Roost

Ron Sunog, MD

Author | Pediatrician

Carl Boon

Poet | Educator

Ra Avis

Prison Abolitionist | Poet | Award-Winning Blogger

Christina Igaraividez

Actor | Storyteller | Producer | Content Creator

Alexandra Meda

Artistic Director for Teatro Luna | Culture Producer

Liza Ann Acosta

Teatro Luna Member | Educator | University Dean

Carlos Carrasco

Actor | Director of Panamanian Int'l Film Festival LA

Vanessa Weathers

Experience Designer

Nelson Torres

Inventor of Things | Do-It-Yourselfer | Artist