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Poetry off the Shelf: Eduardo C. Corral, Carmen Giménez-Smith, Sheryl Luna and Deborah Paredez

Thursday, December 5th, 7:00 PM

Poetry Foundation
61 West Superior Street
Free admission

The Poetry Foundation partners with CantoMundo, a national collective for Latina/o poets, to present a reading with CantoMundo fellows and CantoMundo co-founder Deborah Paredez. Eduardo C. Corral won the 2011 Yale Younger Poets Prize for Slow Lightning, making him the first Latino recipient of the award. Carmen Giménez-Smith is the author of four poetry collections and is currently blogging at Harriet, the blog of the Poetry Foundation. Sheryl Luna received the Andres Montoya Prize for her first collection, Pity the Drowned HorsesDeborah Paredez is the author of This Side of Skin and the critical study Selenidad: Selena, Latinos, and the Performance of Memory. A reception will follow the reading.

Co-sponsored CantoMundo, Letras Latinas and the Guild Literary Complex


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