Poet Craig Santos Perez Discusses Latest Collection
All Library locations will be closed on Monday, February 15 in observance of Presidents' Day.
June 15, 2009
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. Call 816.701.3407 to indicate your interest in attending or you may RSVP online. 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.