Event | Reading

PEN / KJCC Poetry Series / CWS: Voces que migran: Cristina Rivera Garza (México) e Irene Gruss (Argentina)

Related: KJCC Poetry Series

Introduced by Lila Zemborain.

Cristina Rivera Garza is the award-winning author of six novels, three collections of short stories, five collections of poetry and three non-fiction books. Originally written in Spanish, these works have been translated into multiple languages. The recipient of the Roger Caillois Award for Latin American Literature (Paris, 2013); as well as the Anna Seghers (Berlin, 2005), she is the only author who has won the International Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz Prize twice, in 2001 and again in 2009.

Irene Gruss has published the poetry collections, La luz en la ventana (Ed. El escarabajo de oro, 1982); El mundo incompleto (Ed. Libros de Tierra Firme, 1987); La calma (Ed. Libros de Tierra Firme, 1991); La pared (Ed. Nudista, 2012); Humo. Antología personal (Ed. Ruinas Circulares, 2013); Humo. Antología personal (Editorial Eme-La Palma, Madrid, 2014); Entre la pena y la nada (Ediciones Del Dock, 2015) among many others.

This event is part of The Literary Mews 2016 / PEN World Voices Festival at NYU. For more info on this and other events go to http://as.nyu.edu/object/literarymews.2016

Sponsored by NYU King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center with the support of NYU Creative Writing in Spanish Program.

Full schedule of events at: www.worldvoicesfestival.org