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The Poetry Center presents the third event of the Kuwentuhan (Talkstory) project, featuring readings by Arlene Biala, Urayoan Noel, and Aimee Suzara, at the Bayanahan Community Center in San Francisco. Kuwentuhan (Talkstory), a project of The Poetry Center and Barbara Jane Reyes, is supported by the Creative Work Fund.
The Poetry Center presents David Henderson reading a retrospective selection of poems, from his earliest published works to the present, and in conversation with the audience. Henderson reads from Felix of the Silent Forest (Poets Press, 1967), De Mayor of Harlem (E.P. Dutton, 1970), The Low East (North Atlantic Books, 1980), Neo California (North Atlantic Books, 1998), and newer work from manuscript, including a work-in-progress “For Gil Scott-Heron.” His reading is followed by a conversation with the audience.
The Poetry Center presents Spring 2019 Mazza Writer in Residence Juliana Delgado Lopera and Joseph Cassara, reading and in conversation. Delgado Lopera reads from the beginning chapter of her highly anticipated multilingual first novel Fiebre Tropicale (forthcoming from The Feminist Press at CUNY, 2020). Cassara then reads a scene from the middle, and one from end of his award winning first novel, The House of Impossible Beauties (HarperCollins Publishers, 2018). Afterwards, a conversation ensues between the artists, as well as with the audience.
The Poetry Center presents Wendy Trevino and Oki Sogumi, reading and in conversation. Wendy Trevino reads from her chapbook, Brazilian Is Not a Race (Commune Editions, 2016) and from unpublished work. Oki Sogumi reads the introduction to Smear Jelly Dreaming A goo daughter & Time Travel and Friendship (Museum of Expensive Things, 2016), and from unpublished work. The poets' readings are followed by a conversation with the audience.