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Come join Red Hen Press at Cornelia Street Café and meet three of our extraordinary authors: Dan Vera, Ruth Irupé Sanabria, and Francisco Aragón. Get a better understanding of how they connect and diverge personal experience within a wider cultural and historical conversation through their latest …
Come join Red Hen Press at Cornelia Street Café and meet three of our extraordinary authors: Dan Vera, Ruth Irupé Sanabria, and Francisco Aragón. Get a better understanding of how they connect and diverge personal experience within a wider cultural and historical conversation through their latest poetry collections.
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Dan Vera, author of the poetry book “Speaking Wiri Wiri” (Red Hen Press, 2013), is a writer, editor, and literary historian living in Washington, DC. He is also the author of the poetry collection, “The Space Between Our Danger and Delight” (Beothuk Books, 2008), and the editor of the gay culture journal “White Crane”. His poetry has appeared in various journals, including “Notre Dame Review,” “Beltway Poetry,” “Delaware Poetry Review,” “Cutthroat,” “Gargoyle,” “Little Patuxent Review,” “Naugatuck River,” the anthologies “Divining Divas,” “Full Moon On K Street: Poems About Washington, DC,” and “DC Poets Against the War.” He’s the co-creator of the literary history site, DC Writers’ Homes, and on the board of Split This Rock Poetry.
Ruth Irupé Sanabria’s first collection of poetry, “The Strange House Testifies” (Bilingual Press), won second place (Poetry) in the 2010 Annual Latino Book Awards. Her second collection of poems, “Beasts Behave in Foreign Land,” received the 2014 Letras Latinas/Red Hen Press Award and will be published in 2017. Her poems have appeared in journals such as “Women Writing Resistance” and “U.S. Latino Literature Today.” Most recently, her essays, poems, and short stories have been published in translation in Argentina. She has read her poetry in libraries, prisons, schools, parks, bars, and universities across the USA, Argentina, Mexico, and Peru.
Francisco Aragón is a Latino poet, editor, and writer. His books include “Puerta del Sol” (Bilingual Review Press, 2005) and “Glow of Our Sweat” (Scapegoat Press, 2007). His poetry and translations have appeared in the anthologies “Inventions of Farewell: A Book of Elegies” (2001) and “Mariposa: A Modern Anthology of Queer Latino Poetry” (2008), the journals “Beltway Poetry Quarterly,” “Crab Orchard Review,” “Chelsea,” “The Journal,” “Electronic Poetry Review,” and “Poetry Daily.” He is currently the coordinator of Letras Latinas, a literary initiative of the University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies in partnership with Red Hen Press.