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archiTEXTS Micro-Studio with Sandra Cisneros, Eduardo C Corral

Pima Auditorium, Memorial Union, ASU Tempe, 301 E Orange St, Tempe, AZ 85281
Genre and Form(s): Fiction, Mixed Genre, Poetry
Cost: Free

About this Event

archiTEXTS and the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing at ASU present an archiTEXTS Micro-Studio: a conversation with award-winning Latinx poets Sandra Cisneros and Eduardo C. Corral on Grief and Ecstasy in Brown and 'Othered' Bodies, Tuesday, January 23, 2018 in the Pima Auditorium (Memorial Union, ASU Tempe, 301 E Orange St, Tempe, AZ 85281) at 1:30 p.m. A Q&A session will follow the event.

This event is open to the public and free. While tickets and registrations are encouraged, you do not need to register or obtain a ticket to attend. Seating is first-come, first-serve with limited overflow. For more information and to RSVP, visit

About the Author

Photograph of Sandra Cisneros

Sandra Cisneros is a poet, short story writer, novelist and essayist whose work explores the lives of the working-class. Her numerous awards include NEA fellowships in both poetry and fiction; the Texas Medal of the Arts; a MacArthur Fellowship; several honorary doctorates and book awards nationally and internationally; and most recently Chicago’s Fifth Star Award, the PEN Center USA Literary Award and the National Medal of the Arts, awarded to her by President Obama in 2016. The House on Mango Street has sold over five million copies, been translated into over twenty languages, and is required reading in elementary schools, high schools and universities across the nation. Founder of awards and foundations that serve writers and a dual citizen of the United States and Mexico, Sandra Cisneros earns her living by her pen.

Picture of Eduardo C. Corral credit Matt Valentine

Eduardo C. Corral is the author of Slow Lightning, which won the 2011 Yale Series of Younger Poets competition. His second book, Guillotine, will be published by Graywolf Press in 2020. He's the recipient of Whiting Writers' Award, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, the Holmes National Poetry Prize and the Hodder Fellowship, both from Princeton University. He teaches in the MFA program at North Carolina State University.

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