LA BENDICIÓN: A One-Day Celebration of Latinx-Caribbean Poetry in the United States

2:00-3:30 pm
Writing workshop with Aracelis Girmay
A generative poetry workshop inspired by the imaginative work/strategies of makers like Ntozake Shange, Mahmoud Darwish, Gioconda Belli, Martín Espada, H. Cixous, and Cornelius Eady
Those interested in participating should contact Allyson Paty at [email protected].
4:00-5:15 pm
Literary Activism
A panel discussion with Sandra María Esteves, Noel Quiñones, Peggy Robles-Alvarado, and Charlie Vázquez, moderated by Deborah Paredez
5:30-6:45 pm
Emerging Poets Reading
Join Gallatin for a reading featuring Rio Cortez, Denice Frohman, Ricardo Maldonado, and Nicole Sealey, moderated by Urayoán Noel
7:00-8:30 pm
Keynote Reading
Poets Martín Espada and Aracelis Girmay will read, in an event moderated by Deborah Paredez