Lupe Rodarte | The New Engagement

Lupe Rodarte

Lupe Rodarte

Lupe Rodarte

The New Engagement publisher, Lupe Rodarte, is a Tucson native, graduated from Harvard College with a B.A. in Fine Arts, and is a proud tribal member of the Tohono O'odham Nation. He has been involved in media for nearly 20 years and in addition to editorial responsiblities at TNE, manages all aspects of operations.

Work by This Artist

Save Oak Flat traditional dummers
By Lupe Rodarte

An inspiring rally in celebration of dignified action, self-determination, and sacred spaces.

The New Engagement July 2016 Cover
By Lupe Rodarte

July cover (Babad Do'ag)

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Contests & Prizes

Flash Fiction Contest
On May 1st, we announced the winners of our Flash Fiction Contest: Thomas Garcia (1st), Rick Krizman (2nd), and Rios de la Luz (3rd). Read more.

The James Baldwin Literature Prize
It is with great pleasure that we announce the winner of The James Baldwin Literature Prize of $1,000 to Hafsa Musa. Read more.

The New Engagement

The New Engagement endeavors a novel approach to discovering, introducing, and showcasing writers, artists, and filmmakers, by providing them digital and print platforms, while encouraging and supporting their social-consciousness.