The Trouble Ball - Martin Espada
Martin Espada, widely recognized as “the Latino poet of his generation,” joins Angela Elam from New Letters on the Air for a reading and discussion based on his most recent collection of poems, The Trouble Ball, winner of the Milt Kessler Award, a Massachusetts Book Award, and an International Latino Book Award.
A former tenant lawyer, Espada is a professor in the Department of English at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Among his books are The Republic of Poetry (recipient of the Paterson Award for Sustained Literary Achievement and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize), Imagine the Angels of Bread (winner of an American Book Award and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award), and City of Coughing and Dead Radiators.
This event is co-sponsored by Park University.