Poesía en Abril: Carlos Germán Belli & Homero Aridjis


Carlos Germán Belli is a Peruvian poet noted for his unique blend of precise classical expression and contemporary themes. Germán Belli won Peru’s National Literature Prize and the Pablo Neruda Ibero-American Poetry Prize in 2006. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in 2007. Homero Aridjis is a Mexican poet, novelist, environmental activist, journalist and diplomat known for his rich imagination, poetry of lyrical beauty, and ethical independence. Winner of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship, Aridjis was named Doctor Honoris Causa by Indiana University. His poetry, said Juan Rulfo, “is a symbol of love.”

Cosponsored with contratiempo and DePaul University

Saturday, April 28th, 7:00 PM

Poetry Foundation
61 West Superior Street
Free Admission