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Mia Leonin and Gustavo Adolfo Aybar

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Catalog Number: 20190426, 20181012

In this public reading at The Writer's Place in Kansas City, poets Mia Leonin and Gustavo Adolfo Aybar celebrate Hispanic island cultures. Aybar, a native of the Dominican Republic, is a Cave Canem Fellow who shares poems from his 2017 debut collection, We Seek Asylum, winner of Willow Books Literature Awards Grand Prize. Leonin, who has explored her Cuban-American heritage in her memoir Havana and Other Missing Fathers, reads from her 2018 collection from BkMk Press called Fable of the Pack-Saddle Child.

| Subject Matter: Culture, History, Baseball | Interview Year: 2018 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: Academy of American Poets Prize, Willow Books Literature Awards Grand Prize Winner for Poetry |

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