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Living Writers: Rosa Alcalá

May 18, 2017 @ 5:20 pm - 6:50 pm  |  Humanities Lecture Hall, Room 206


Rosa Alcalá, author of Undocumentaries (Shearsman Books, 2010)

Rosa Alcalá is the author of a poetry collection Undocumentaries (Shearsman Books, 2010) and two chapbooks: Some Maritime Disasters This Century (Belladonna, 2003) and Undocumentary (Dos Press, 2008). Alcalá has also translated poetry by Cecilia Vicuña, Lourdes Vázquez, and Lila Zemborain, among others. Recent translations include Zemborain’s Guardians of the Secret (Noemi Press, 2009), and poems for The Oxford Book of Latin American Poetry (2009). She teaches in the Department of Creative Writing and Bilingual MFA Program at the University of Texas at El Paso.

The UC Santa Cruz Creative Writing Program Presents
The Lives of Other Songs
Living Writers Series Spring 2017

Thursdays / 5:20-6:50pm / Humanities Lecture Hall

April 13, 2017: Tongo Eisen-Martin, author of someone’s dead already (Bootstrap Press, 2015)

May 4, 2017: Tsering Wangmo Dhompa, author of A Home in Tibet (Penguin, 2014) and Eric Sneathen, author of Snail Poems (Krupskaya, 2016)

May 11, 2017: Aisha Sasha John, author of THOU (BookThug, 2014)

May 18, 2017: Rosa Alcalá, author of Undocumentaries (Shearsman Books, 2010)

June 1, 2017: Lauren Levin, author of The Braid (Krupskaya, 2016)

June 8, 2017: UCSC Creative Writing Program, Undergraduate Student Reading


May 18, 2017
5:20 pm - 6:50 pm
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Humanities Lecture Hall, Room 206
UCSC Humanities Lecture Hall, 1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States
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