Latino/a Poetry Now: J. Michael Martínez, Carmen Giménez Smith, and Roberto Tejada

04/25/2013 - 7:00pm

Co-sponsored by Letras Latinas/Poetry Society of America

This reading, showcasing a new generation of Latino/a poets, is part of “Latino/a Poetry Now,” a two-year national tour sponsored by Letras Latinas and the Poetry Society of America. Francisco Aragon, director of Letras Latinas, opens the event. Poets J. Michael Martínez, Carmen Giménez Smith, and Roberto Tejada read from their work. The reading is followed by a question and answer session, and a book signing.

More information about Latino/a Poetry Now can be found here:

http://newsinfo.nd.edu/news/27149-notre-dame-partners-with-poetry-society-of-america-for-national-series/

Location

Poetry Center - Helen S. Schaefer Building
1508 East Helen Street (At Vine Avenue)
Tucson, AZ 85721
United States
J. Michael Martinez
J. Michael Martinez

J. Michael Martinez received the Walt Whitman Award from the Academy of American Poets. He is the Poetry Editor of Noemi Press.  His poetry has been anthologized in Ahsahta Press’s The Arcadia Project: North American Postmodern...

Carmen Giménez Smith
Carmen Giménez Smith

Carmen Giménez Smith is the author of a memoir, Bring Down the Little Birds, and four poetry collections: Gender Fables, Goodbye, FlickerThe City She Was, and Odalisque in...

Roberto Tejada
Roberto Tejada

Roberto Tejada is the author of Mirrors for Gold (Krupskaya, 2006), Exposition Park (Wesleyan, 2010), and Full Foreground (University of Arizona Press, 2012). His books...

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