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heidi andrea restrepo rhodes, Vickie Vertiz & local youth poets

A Homecoming Poetry Reading featuring local youth poets with heidi andrea restrepo rhodes & Vickie Vertiz

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heidi andrea restrepo rhodes, Vickie Vertiz & local youth poets
heidi andrea restrepo rhodes, Vickie Vertiz & local youth poets

Time & Location

29 abr 2023, 14:00 – 16:00

LibroMobile Bookstore, 1150 S Bristol St A3, Santa Ana, CA 92704, USA

About the Event

LibroMobile Presents

A Homecoming Poetry Reading featuring local youth poets with heidi andrea restrepo rhodes & Vickie Vertiz

Save the date: Saturday, April 29, 2023 from 2-4pm pst

In-store & IG Live @ LibroMobile

About Authors

heidi andrea restrepo rhodes (she/they) is a queer, sick/disabled, brown/Colombian, poet, scholar, educator, and cultural worker. A 2023 recipient of the Creative Capital Award, she is author of The Inheritance of Haunting (University of Notre Dame Press, 2019). Their chapbook, Ephemeral, was the 2022 winner of the Lorca Latinx Poetry Prize and will be published by EcoTheo Collective in 2023. She wants to swim with you in the raucous and joyful possibilities of crip poetics and abolition dreams.

Vickie Vértiz is the oldest child of an immigrant Mexican family. Her writing is featured in the New York Times magazine, the Academy of American Poets, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and the San Francisco Chronicle, among many others. She is the author of Auto/Body, winner of the 2022 Sandeen Prize from the University of Notre Dame. A recipient of fellowships from the Mellon Foundation, VONA, CantoMundo, and Macondo, Vickie teaches writing at UC-Santa Barbara. She lives in Los Angeles.

Youth Poets

1. Kim Hernandez

2. Jacquie Ramirez

3. Edson Gomez

4. Kenia Cabrera

5. George Cruz

6. Stephany Alvarez

7. Susett Lopez

8. Kelly Rojas

See you soon!

@LibroMobile 1150 S. Bristol St. #A3Santa Ana, CA 92704

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