S176. That's My Mami We're Writing About: A Reading by Latino Male Authors
Saturday, February 11, 2017
12:00 pm to 1:15 pm
Jose B. Gonzalez is the author of the poetry collection, Toys Made of Rock and coeditor of Latino Boom: An Anthology of U.S. Latino Literature. His poetry has appeared in journals including Quercus Review and Callaloo, and anthologies including Theater Under My Skin: Contemporary Salvadoran Poetry.
Rich Villar is a poet, essayist, educator, and a longtime advocate for Latin@ voices in American literature. His first collection of poems, Comprehending Forever, was a finalist for the 2015 International Latino Book Award. He is a 2016 CantoMundo fellow and an alum of the VONA-Voices workshops.
Gerardo Mena is the author of the poetry collection The Shape of Our Faces No Longer Matters. He is a decorated Iraqi Freedom veteran, and his poems and essays are published widely including The New York Times and Poets & Writers.
Noah Warren is the author of The Destroyer in the Glass, winner of the Yale Series of Younger Poets. He is a Stegner Fellow at Stanford.
Carlos Parada-Ayala is the author of the poetry book, La luz de la tormenta/The Light of the Storm, and coeditor of the anthology Al pie de la Casa Blanca: Poetas hispanos de Washington, DC.