Craig Santos Perez: from Unincorporated Territory

All Library locations will close at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, December 17 for a staff development event. We will reopen for regular hours Thursday, December 18.

Craig Santos Perez reads from his latest poetry collection, inspired by his upbringing in Guam
Wednesday, June 17, 2009
8:30pm @ Central Library

The Kansas City Public Library hosts poet Craig Santos Perez for a talk and reading from his new collection from Unincorporated Territory on Wednesday, June 17, at 6:30 p.m. at the Central Library, 14 W. 10th St. 

Perez is a native Chamorro from the Pacific Island of Guahan (Guam). He co-founded Achiote Press and is a doctoral student in Comparative Ethnic Studies at the University of California-Berkeley. His poetry, essays, reviews, and translations have appeared in New American Writing, The Colorado Review, Pleiades, The Denver Quarterly, Jacket, Sentence, and Rain Tax.

Admission is free. Click here or call 816.701.3407 to RSVP. Free parking is available in the Library District Parking Garage at 10th and Baltimore.

This presentation is a part of the Park University Ethnic Voices Poetry Series. Financial assistance for this project has been provided by the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency.

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