Word Up – MER Vox Reading:
Soy Mujer—Latinx Poets of the Diaspora
Saturday, October 26th from 3:30-5:30 PM.
Word Up: Community Bookshop – Libreria Comunitaria
2113 Amsterdam Ave, Corner of 165th St/Luis “El Terror” Díaz W
Join Mom Egg Review for a reading to celebrate “Soy Mujer – Latinx Poets of the Diaspora,” a poetry folio curated by Elizabeth Lara for Mom Egg Review’s MER Vox Quarterly, which includes the work of Jacqueline Herranz Brooks, Margarita Drago, Yesenia Montilla, Yrene Santos, Luna Flores, Xánath Caraza, Marianela Medrano, Juana M. Ramos, Mireya Perez Bustillo, and Maureen Altman, women who were born in the United States to immigrant parents, or who immigrated themselves. They write from their unique experiences as well as from their identity—Afro-Latina—or place of origin—Argentina, Colombia, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Mexico, Peru. The reading will include poems in English and Spanish.