Amanda Flores kicks off the evening with a spoken word performance connected to Carmen Tafolla‘s Sonnets to Human Beings.
Ana Castillo discusses and reads from her new memoir Black Dove, followed by Q&A.
Gemini Ink and Trinity University’s Department of English welcome novelist and genre-bending author of Reality Hunger David Shields for a reading and conversation.
A reading and book signing with Sharon Olinka and Veronica Golos.
Help mobilize support for Gemini Ink at our annual marathon reading.
Laura Van Prooyen & Students share the work they produced in the 2015 Gemini Ink Poetry Manuscript Workshop.
Gemini Ink, in collaboration with Our Lady of the Lake University and the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, invite you to enjoy two free events featuring Urayoán Noel along with the opportunity to expand your own knowledge of performance poetry in a daylong workshop with the poet. Each event is followed by a book sale & signing—books will be available through The Twig Book Shop.
Urayoán Noel is an author, literary critic, translator, performer, and Assistant Professor at New York University. His new collection of poems is Buzzing Hemisphere/Rumor Hemisférico (University of Arizona Press, 2015). Other poetic works include Hi-Density Politics (2010), and Kool Logic/La lógica kool (2005). He is the author of the critical study In Visible Movement: Nuyorican Poetry from the Sixties to Slam (University of Iowa Press, 2014), winner of the Latina/o Studies Book Prize. (more…)