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July 24 Friday Live with Martín Espada, A W4P Reading Series

July 24, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Join the July 24th Writing for Peace Friday Live Reading with Martín Espada.

Meeting ID: 829 6691 4705 Password: 296526

Martín Espada (photo by David González)

On Friday, July 24th, at 8pm Eastern Time, Martín Espada will read from his new book, Floaters, discuss his process and activism, and answer questions.

About Martín Espada

Martín Espada was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1957. He has published more than twenty books as a poet, editor, essayist and translator. His forthcoming book of poems from Norton is called Floaters. Other books of poems include Vivas to Those Who Have Failed (2016), The Trouble Ball (2011), The Republic of Poetry (2006), Alabanza (2003), A Mayan Astronomer in Hell’s Kitchen (2000), Imagine the Angels of Bread (1996), City of Coughing and Dead Radiators (1993) and Rebellion is the Circle of a Lover’s Hands (1990). He is the editor of What Saves Us: Poems of Empathy and Outrage in the Age of Trump (2019). His many honors include the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, the Shelley Memorial Award, the Robert Creeley Award, the National Hispanic Cultural Center Literary Award, an American Book Award, an Academy of American Poets Fellowship, the PEN/Revson Fellowship and a Guggenheim Fellowship. The Republic of Poetry was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. His book of essays and poems, Zapata’s Disciple (1998), was banned in Tucson as part of the Mexican-American Studies Program outlawed by the state of Arizona, and reissued by Northwestern University Press. A former tenant lawyer, Espada is a professor of English at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

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Meeting ID: 829 6691 4705 Password: 296526

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July 24, 2020
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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