Colorado State University - Pueblo presents final reading series of spring semester


Colorado State University - Pueblo presents final reading series of spring semester

PUEBLO – In celebration of National Poetry Month, poet Francisco Aragón will present the final event of the spring semester in the Southern Colorado Reading Series at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10 in the Colorado State University-Pueblo Library and Academic Resources Center 109. The reading is free and refreshments will be provided. 

A native of San Francisco, Francisco Aragón is the author of Glow of Our Sweat (Scapegoat Press) and Puerta del Sol (Bilingual Press), as well as the editor of The Wind Shifts: New Latino Poetry (University of Arizona Press).  He is the director of Letras Latinas, the literary program of the Institute for Latino Studies (ILS) at the University of Notre Dame.  He is a member of the Macondo Writers’ Workshop in San Antonio, TX, a CantoMundo Fellow, and serves as a vice president on the board of directors of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP).

Aragón’s books will be available for sale at the reading and throughout the year at the CSU-Pueblo Bookstore. The reading is sponsored by the Diversity Resource Center and the Department of English & Foreign Languages.

For more information or contact Juan J. Morales, assistant professor and director of creative writing, if you have any questions at 549-2082 or juan.morales@colostate-pueblo.edu.

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