Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20191011
The second part of our interview with poet Xánath Caraza features her two books that won second place in the 2019 International Latino Book Awards: her short story collection, Metztli, and her bilingual poetry book, Hudson, that reflects the famous river in New York. While in front of an audience at the Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center, she shares how water inspires her writing and reveals more about her creative process and life. Caraza also reads from her 2016 collection Donde la Luz es Violeta/Where the Light is Violet. Part one of this interview as well as an earlier 2014 program with Xánath Caraza are also available in our audio archives.
National Book Critics Circle Award-winning poet Laura Kasischke muses on topics ranging from motherhood to beauty queens, as she reads from several of her books now published under one cover by Copper Canyon, the 2017 book, ...
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 colle...
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