Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Palabra Pura: Wednesday, June 17

Palabra Pura Bilingual Series
Emma Trelles and Jacob Saenz
Start: Wednesday, June 17, 2009 - 7:30pm
Time: Reading begins at 7:30PM.
Free admission, all ages.
Location: Décima Musa, 1901 S. Loomis, Chicago

Emma Trelles is the author of Little Spells, a chapbook of poems published by GOSS 183 press. She is a Pushcart Prize nominee for poetry and an arts and culture journalist. Her poems and essays have appeared in publications such as New Millennium Writings, Gulf Stream, OCHO, Newsday, the Miami Herald and Latina magazine. She is the editor of MiPOesias Magazine's American Cuban Issue, and a series editor for the Tigertail poetry annuals. In 2008, she was a finalist for the Green Eyeshade Award in arts writing and a featured author at the Miami Book Fair International. She teaches creative writing workshops at the Art Center of South Florida.

Jacob Saenz is a graduate of Columbia College Chicago where he served as an editor for the Columbia Poetry Review. His work has appeared in RHINO, Inkstains, Buffalo Carp, the Paramanu Pentaquark and Poetry. He has been nominated for an Illinois Arts Council Literary Award. Saenz works at a library.

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