Tuesday, October 27, 2009
Palabra Pura, Nov. 18th
Rita María Martínez and Luis Tubens
Start: Wednesday, November 18, 2009 - 7:30pm
Time: Reading begins at 7:30PM.
Cost: Free admission, all ages.
Location: Décima Musa, 1901 S. Loomis, Chicago
Rita María Martínez is the author of the poetry collection, Jane-in-the-Box (March Street Press, 2008). A graduate of Florida International University’s MFA Creative Writing Program, Martínez’s work has appeared in Gulf Stream, Ploughshares, Gargoyle, Diamgram, MiPoesias, and Tigertail: A South Florida Poetry Anthology. Her writing is also featured in Caña Quemada: Contemporary Cuban Poetry in English and Spanish (Simon & Schuster). Martínez is an Academic Services Writing Tutor at Nova Southeastern University.
Luis Tubens is a Chicago born poet/photographer who’s based his art on the experiences of living in the inner city. He’s produces cultural events that surround the themes of gentrification, ethic unity, workers rights, gang violence, & other themes that are prevalent in urban communities. Luis or “Logan Lou” is the host of The Beat Gallery; radio show on Radioarte WRTE.