Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Palabra Pura, June 17th

Emma Trelles and Jacob Saenz
Start: Wednesday, June 17, 2009 - 7:30pm

Time: Reading begins at 7:30PM.
Cost: Free admission, all ages.
Location: D├ęcima Musa, 1901 S. Loomis, Chicago

Emma Trelles is the author of Little Spells, a chapbook of poems published by GOSS 183 press. She is a Pushcart Prize nominee for poetry and an arts and culture journalist. Her poems and essays have appeared in publications such as New Millennium Writings, Gulf Stream, OCHO, Newsday, the Miami Herald and Latina magazine. She is the editor of MiPOesias Magazine's American Cuban Issue, and a series editor for the Tigertail poetry annuals. In 2008, she was a finalist for the Green Eyeshade Award in arts writing and a featured author at the Miami Book Fair International. She teaches creative writing workshops at the Art Center of South Florida.

Jacob Saenz holds BA in Poetry from Columbia College Chicago. His work has been or will be published in RHINO, Columbia Poetry Review, Inkstains, Poetry and Buffalo Carp. He works at a library. He constantly craves his mother's pozole and tamales.

A limited open mic begins the evening.