January 15, 7:30 pm
La Bruquena Restaurant, 2726 W. Division Ave., FREE
Past readers share a poem during this annual kick-off party celebrating poetry (and fiction) in more than one tongue. Contributing authors include: Rey Andújar, Beatriz Badikian, Alexander Bonner, Raúl Dorantes, Juana Goergen, Kolin Jordan, Olivia Maciel, Yolanda Nieves, Martha Cecilia Rivera, Beatriz Ruiz, Xenia Ruiz, Johanny Vázquez Paz, Febronio Zatarain, and more. There will be a free buffet of delicious Puerto Rican food prepared by our generous hosts at La Bruquena, and plenty of essential liquids at the cash bar. Don’t miss this!