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Malvern Books presents: Pablo Miguel Book Launch with Liliana Valenzuela

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Pablo Miguel Martínez Book Launch with Liliana Valenzuela
WHEN: November 7, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
COST: Free

Join us in celebrating the launch of Pablo Miguel Martínez’s new collection of poems, CUENT@ (Finishing Line Press). With readings from Pablo Miguel Martínez and Liliana Valenzuela, and live music from Katie Solo.

Pablo Miguel Martínez’s collection of poems, Brazos, Carry Me (Kórima Press), received the 2013 PEN Southwest Book Award for Poetry. Martínez’s work has appeared in journals, newspapers, and anthologies, including Americas Review, Best Gay Poetry 2008, Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, El Paso Times, Gay and Lesbian Review, Harpur Palate, Inkwell, North American Review, Pilgrimage, San Antonio Express-News and This Assignment Is So Gay. Martínez has been a recipient of the Robert L.B. Tobin Award for Artistic Excellence, the Oscar Wilde Award, and the Chicano/Latino Literary Prize. His literary work has received support from the Alfredo Cisneros Del Moral Foundation and the Artist Foundation of San Antonio. Martínez is a Co-Founder of CantoMundo, a national retreat-workshop for Latina/o poets. He is Executive Director of San Anto Cultural Arts in San Antonio, Texas.

Liliana Valenzuela is an award-winning poet, literary translator, essayist, and journalist. She is the author of the poetry collection Codex of Journeys: Bendito camino (Mouthfeel Press, 2012). Her translation of ¿Has visto a María? (Have you Seen Marie?) by Sandra Cisneros was published by Knopf in 2012, and she is currently translating Cisneros’ upcoming essay collection A House of My Own. Valenzuela is the Spanish language translator of works by Sandra Cisneros, Julia Alvarez, Denise Chávez, Nina Marie Martínez, Ana Castillo, Richard Rodríguez, Rudolfo Anaya, Cristina García, Gloria Anzaldúa, and many other writers. A member of the Macondo Writers Workshop and an inaugural fellow of CantoMundo, she works as a reporter for ¡ahora sí!, the Spanish publication of the Austin American-Statesman.