Vicuña, Cecilia. Spit Temple. Edited and translated by Rosa Alcalá. Ugly Duckling Presse, 2012, pp. 205-208.


Brenda Hillman reads primarily from her collection Coffee, 3 a.m. (1981). She also reads poems from a then forthcoming collection, White Dress (1985).


Poet and performance artist Cecilia Vicuña joins with poets and translators Daniel Borzutzky and Rosa Alcalá to read at Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson in honor of Vicuña's exhibit Sonoran Quipu. Borzutzky and Alcalá both read forthcoming work, as well as pieces by Vicuña they have translated into English. Vicuña reads and improvises from Spit Temple (2012), a selection of past performances transcribed, edited, and translated by Alcalá.

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