Tuesday, Mar 15, 2022 7:00p -

Bill Bordy Theater
216 Tremont St: 1st Floor
Boston, MA 02116

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About this event:

Join us for a hybrid Q&A, Reading, and Signing with Martín Espada on Tuesday, March 15 at 7 pm ET. Moderated by Anna V.Q. Ross

After a short break, a reading will follow at 8 pm ET.

Free and open to the public online and in-person. Alumni and friends of Emerson, please join us. Please note that the reading will be recorded for archival purposes and streamed to Facebook Live (WLP Town Crier).

Order Martín's titles from Porter Square Books here.

If you'd like a signed book, put a note in your order comments that you'd like a signed copy and who you'd like it signed to. Personalized book requests due by end of the day on Friday, March 18. Books will begin to be shipped two weeks after the event.

About Martín Espada:

Martín Espada has published more than twenty books as a poet, editor, essayist and translator. His new book of poems from Norton is called Floaters, winner of the 2021 National Book Award. Other books of poems include Vivas to Those Who Have Failed (2016), The Trouble Ball (2011), The Republic of Poetry (2006) and Alabanza (2003). He is the editor of What Saves Us: Poems of Empathy and Outrage in the Age of Trump (2019). He has received the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, the Shelley Memorial Award, the Robert Creeley Award, an Academy of American Poets Fellowship, the PEN/Revson Fellowship and a Guggenheim Fellowship. The Republic of Poetry was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. The title poem of his collection Alabanza, about 9/11, has been widely anthologized and performed. His book of essays and poems, Zapata’s Disciple (1998), was banned in Tucson as part of the Mexican-American Studies Program outlawed by the state of Arizona, and reissued by Northwestern. A former tenant lawyer in Greater Boston, Espada is a professor of English at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

Contact [email protected] with any questions, including accessibility requests.

About the School of the Arts at Emerson College: We are a community of artists, professionals, and scholars committed to educating students to bring vision, commitment, sophistication, and courage to their crafts.

Registration requirements:

**Registration is required by the end of the day on Mon, Mar. 14. Your RSVP will register you for the talk as well as the reading.

We will email the Zoom link to virtual registrants on the morning of the event.

Please note during ticket selection that the in-person event is open to the public, but that anyone from outside the Emerson community will need to email [email protected] with their ID information in order to be registered in our visitor's system. They will also need to fill out a vaccine attestation here.

Under host name and email on the form, please use Kim Costigan ([email protected])

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