As part of the Anne Newman Sutton Weeks Poetry Series, Westminster College will host Martín Esapda. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Espada has published more than fifteen books as a poet, editor, essayist and translator. His latest collection of poems, The Trouble Ball, is the recipient of the Milt Kessler Award. His other honors include the Robert Creeley Award, the National Hispanic Cultural Center Literary Award, the PEN/Revson Fellowship, and a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship. His work has been widely translated: collections of poems have recently been published in Spain, Puerto Rico, and Chile. His essay collection, Zapata’s Disciple, was banned in Tucson. A former tenant lawyer, Espada is a professor in the Department of English at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.
The reading is free and open to the public. A book signing will follow the reading. For more information, please contact Natasha Sajé, professor of English, at (801) 832-2376 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact: Natasha Sajé
Event Days: Sun. Mon. Tues. Wed. Thurs. Fri. Sat.
Event Hours: 07:00-09:00 p.m.
Location: Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business Auditorium Westminster Co