migration

Track

Zamora, Javier. Unaccompanied. Copper Canyon Press, 2017. 

Track

Urrea, Luis Alberto. The Tijuana Book of the Dead. Berkeley: Soft Skull Press, 2015.

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Foster, Sesshu. World Ball Notebook. San Francisco: City Lights Books, 2008.

Reading

Luis Alberto Urrea reads from Vatos (2000) and Nobody's Son: Notes from an American Life (2002), along with a poem that would later be collected in The Tijuana Book of the Dead (2015).

Reading

Patricia Spears Jones reads poems from across her career as published in A Lucent Fire: New & Selected Poems (2015), along with uncollected work at the 2017 Thinking Its Presence conference. She also reads one poem from Stardust, landmines, and cartoons: Poems from 2006 to 2014 (2015).

Reading

Khaled Mattawa reads poems from a manuscript in progress, including a poetic sequence on human trafficking and global migration.

Reading

Rubén Martínez discusses being at an impasse in writing, what he describes as surgimiento in Spanish, or emergence. His talk touches on his personal experience and writing, as well as work by other writers and artists.

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