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The University of Arizona Poetry Center Presents with Erika L. Sánchez, sam sax

Date(s): Friday, September 4, 2019, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: 
Burton Barr Central Library, Pulliam Auditorium, 1221 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Type(s): 
Reading
Genre and Form(s): Poetry
Cost: Free

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About this Event

The University of Arizona Poetry Center with support from the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing Presents a poetry reading with Erika L. Sánchez & sam sax on Wednesday, October 4, 2019 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Pulliam Auditorium at Burton Barr Central Library (1221 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004).

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About the Author

Photograph of Erika L. Sánchez by Rachel Eliza Griffiths

Erika L. Sánchez’s debut poetry collection, Lessons on Expulsion, was published by Graywolf in July 2017, and was a finalist for the PEN America Open Book Award. Her debut young adult novel, I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter, published in October 2017 by Knopf Books for Young Readers, is a New York Times Bestseller and a National Book Awards finalist. She is currently a 2017-2019 Princeton Arts Fellow.

Photograph of sam sax by Hollis Rafkin

sam sax is a queer, Jewish, writer & educator. He is the author of Madness (Penguin, 2017) winner of The National Poetry Series selected by Terrance Hayes & bury it (Wesleyan University Press, 2018) winner of the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets. sam has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Poetry Foundation, Lambda Literary, & the MacDowell Colony.

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