Stray on the Edges Dreaming of Los Angeles

Tia Chucha’s Centro Cultural presents a conversation and reading with the Nicaraguan poet León Salvatierra to discuss his book of poems, To the North/ Al norte, recently published by the University of Nevada Press. León will be interviewed by his friend Daniel Olivas, author of the short-story collection, How To Date A Flying Mexican: New and Collected Stories

Bio - León Salvatierra is a poet from Nicaragua who migrated to the U.S. at the age of 15. He holds an MFA in Creative Writing from UC Davis and a Ph.D. in Hispanic Languages and Literatures from UC Berkeley. León’s poetry collection, Al Norte/To the North, was first published in Nicaragua in 2012 and has now been published in a bilingual edition by the University of Nevada Press. Leon’s poems have appeared in Paterson Literary ReviewPoetry MagazineThe Notre Dame ReviewThe Best American PoetryJung Journal Culture & Psyche, and The Wandering Song, Central American Writing in the United States. He’s also the winner of the 2020 Juana Goergen Poetry Prize and an editor for Huizache, Latino Stories, and the New Oeste series at the University of Nevada Press. Leon teaches courses on literature and culture in the UC Davis Chicana/o Studies Department.

June 24, 2023 at 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Tia Chuchas Centro Cultural & Bookstore
12677 Glenoaks Blvd
Sylmar, CA 91342
United States
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