Time: September 27, 2012 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Location: Lecture Room, Dane Smith Hall, UNM
Event Type: poetry, reading
Organized By: Richard Vargas (community poet) and Dan Mueller, Director: UNM MFA Creative Writing Program
Latest Activity: Sep 22, 2012
The UNM MFA Creative Writing Program, the UNM English Department, and The Mas Tequila Review are proud to present a special evening of poetry, open to the public, no charge:
Luis J. Rodriguez is the author of fifteen books in poetry, the novel, short stories, children's literature, and nonfiction, including the best selling memoir "Always Running, La Vida Loca, Gang Days in L.A." He was selected this year as the vice-presidential running mate of Rocky Anderson of the Justice Party to extend the national debate on justice in the environment, the economy, and our social and civil relationships. His latest book is the sequel to "Always Running," entitled "It Calls You Back: An Odyssey Through Love, Addiction, Revolutions, and Healing."
Richard Garcia is the author of three books of poetry, The Flying Garcias (University of Pittsburgh Press), Rancho Notorious (BOA Editions), The Persistence of Objects (BOA Editions), and a bilingual children’s book, My Aunt Otilia’s Spirits (Children’s Book Press). His work is also included in anthologies, among them, The Best of the Prose Poem, Mother Songs, Urban Nature, Touching the Fire, Best American Poetry 2005, Seriously Funny 2010 and a Pushcart Prize Anthology. He is the recipient of a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, a Pushcart Prize, the Cohen Award from Ploughshares, and the Georgetown Prize from the Georgetown Review.
Dane Smith Hall is located just northwest of the Duck Pond. (#48 in this map.)