R192. El Niño as the “Man of the House": Latinx Poets Who Immigrated as Boys
Thursday, March 5, 2020
12:10 pm to 1:25 pm
Jose B. Gonzalez is the author of Toys Made of Rock and When Love Was Reels; he is the co-editor of Latino Boom: An Anthology of U.S. Latino Literature. His poetry has been anthologized in the Norton Introduction to Literature, The Wandering Song, and Theatre Under my Skin.
León Salvatierra is the author of Al Norte. In 2014, he received a PhD in Hispanic languages and literatures from University of California, Berkeley. His poetry has been published in Poetry, The Notre Dame Review, and The Wondering Song. León is a second-year poet in the creative writing MFA program at UC Davis.
Javier O. Huerta is the author of the groundbreaking Some Clarifications y otros poemas and the cult classic American Copia. He earned his MFA from the Bilingual Creative Writing Program at the University of Texas at El Paso.
Roy G. Guzmán is pursuing a PhD in cultural studies and comparative literature at the University of Minnesota, where they also received an MFA in creative writing. They are a 2019 NEA fellow and a 2017 Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellow.