The Trouble Ball - Martin Espada

Martin Espada, widely recognized as “the Latino poet of his generation,” reads from and discusses his most recent award-winning collection of poems, The Trouble Ball.
Ethnic Voices Poetry Series
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
6:30pm @ Central Library

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.

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