José Ballesteros - Knocking on the Door of the White House: Latino and Latina Poets in Washington, D.C. (2001-2009)

Upcoming Event
Friday, August 25, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Zozobra Publishing was established in 2013 and is dedicated to publishing bilingual English-Spanish editions of the best Spanish-language poetry by Latinx writers living in the U.S. Co-edited by Ballesteros, one of Zozobra’s founders, this anthology features work by twenty-three writers in the Washington area. Join us for a reading and discussion about the challenges and goals of being a Latinx writer in this city with co-editors Ballesteros, author of the collection, Lovedust/Polvo enamorado, and Carlos Parada Ayala, author of Light of the Storm and a winner of D.C.’s Larry Neal Poetry Award; poets Samuel Miranda, founder of the poetry collective, Tres Raíces and Martha Sanchez-Lowery, author of the chapbook, Bocanegra and executive producer of the CD Poetry Alive at Iota, and translator Deborah Sobeloff, a writer, teacher, and recipient of a Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award in Poetry.

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