Wednesday March 13, 7pm
Fergie’s Pub, 1214 Sansom St Philadelphia, PA 19107
Roger Santivanez, Enrique Sacerio-Gari, & Carlos Trujillo
*Reading in Spanish & English
Roger Santiváñez was born in Piura, on the northern coast of Peru. His book Amaranth precedido de Amastris (‘Amaranth preceded Amastris’) came out in Madrid in 2010 and his next book, Roberts Pool Crepusculos (‘Roberts Pool Twilight’) will appear in Lima shortly. He earned a Ph. D. in Latin American literature at Temple University, where this semester he is teaching Hispanics Readings. “I consider my community of writers to be those authors with some affinity to my own musical explorations in verse. They are those whom current Hispanic literary criticism dubs “neo-baroque” and/or “poets of language.”
Enrique Sacerio-Garí (Ph.D., Yale University) is the Dorothy Nepper Marshall Professor of Hispanic and Hispanic-American Studies at Bryn Mawr College, where he has taught since 1977. He is known especially for his work on Jorge Luis Borges, and for his poetry. His poetic works include: Comunión (a concrete poem), Poemas interreales (Pennsylvania, 1981; Madrid, 1999; La Habana, 2004) and Para llegar a La Habana (in press in Madrid).
Carlos Trujillo is a Chilean poet and a professor at Villanova University. He holds a doctorate degree in literature from the University of Pennsylvania. For over two decades he has been teaching at Villanova University. Founder of Taller Literario Aumen in Castro (Chile) and Taller Literario Pinzón 9 in Villanova University, as well of various literary magazines both in Chile and in the United States. He obtained the prestigious Pablo Neruda Award given by the homonymous foundation in his native country. His poetry has been partially translated into English, Italian, Russian, Portuguese and Serbian, and it also appears in numerous anthologies both in Chile and abroad.
The Reading will be in Spanish and English – Open Reading to follow feature,
Hosted by Charles Carr
For Information: Moonstone Arts Center, 110A S. 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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