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CantoMundo presents: United States Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera

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JULY 22: Texas State Poet Laureate Dr. Carmen Tafolla!
JULY 23: United States Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera! 
* FREE PUBLIC POETRY READINGS!!

Join CantoMundo, the nation's only master-level writing retreat for Latinx poets--for two special nights of poetry! 

FRIDAY: 2015-2016 Texas Poet Laureate Dr. Carmen Tafolla will read from her poetry collections. She'll be joined by 14 Latinx poets.
- July 22nd, 8-10pm
- Spider House Ballroom

SATURDAY: United States Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera will read from his poetry collections. He'll be joined by 14 Latinx poets.
- July 23rd, 8-10pm
- Spider House Ballroom

July 22, 2016: Latinx Poets joining Dr. Carmen Tafolla:
Mario Alejandro Ariza
Ahimsa Timoteo Bodhrán
David Campos
Malcolm Friend
Casandra Lopez
Christina Olivares
Emily Perez
Ruben Quesada
Octavio Quintanilla
José Rodriguez
Cintia Santana
Jennifer Tamayo
Michael Torres
Jose Javier Zamora

July 23, 2016: Latinx Poets joining Juan Felipe Herrera:
Elizabeth Acevedo
José Araguz
Nayelly Barrios
Michael Luis Dauro
Juan Luis Guzman
Raina Leon
Eduardo Martinez-Leyva
Florencia Milito
Gerardo Pacheco Matus
Noel Quiñones
Peggy Robles-Alvarado
Erika L. Sánchez
Steven Sanchez
Rich Villar

The readings are free and open to the public. Free lot and street parking is available!

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