Miguel M. Méndez
Reading Date: Wednesday, February 15, 1989
Welcome by Lois Shelton. Introduction by Charles Tatum. First fourteen minutes of reading include background noises, apparently due to technical difficulties with the original recording.
Series: Spring Reading Series
Sponsor(s): UA Poetry Center
Location(s): Modern Languages Auditorium
Miguel M. Méndez reads from poems translated by Pulitzer Prize–nominated poet and translator Valerie Martínez during the time when Martínez was an MFA student at the University of Arizona. Méndez reads the poems in Spanish, then Martínez reads her English translations. Poems include "Moon," "Legend of the Breeze," "Saguaros," and "Workshop of Images."