R240. 10 Years of CantoMundo: Founders, Faculty, and Fellows
Thursday, March 5, 2020
1:45 pm to 3:00 pm
Willie Perdomo is the author of The Essential Hits of Shorty Bon Bon, Smoking Lovely, and Where a Nickel Costs a Dime. He is a PEN Beyond Margins Award winner, finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry, International Latino Book Award, and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award.
Deborah Paredez is the author of the poetry volumes, This Side of Skin and Year of the Dog, and the critical study, Selenidad: Selena, Latinos, and the Performance of Memory. She is an associate professor at Columbia University and cofounder of CantoMundo, a national organization for Latinx poets.