Monday, February 21, 2011

Edwin Torres at Columbia College

Spring 2011
Sponsored by
the Department of English,
Columbia College Chicago

Edwin Torres
Presented by The Poetry Foundation
Co-sponsored by The Center for Book & Paper Arts
Thursday, February 24, 6:00p.m.
Stage Two, 618 S. Michigan, Second Floor

A multimedia pioneer, EDWIN TORRES has appeared at venues as diverse as the Lincoln Center, the Guggenheim Museum, Central Park, and MTV’s Spoken Word Unplugged. He has been interviewed on The Charlie Rose Show and featured in Rolling Stone and Newsweek magazines. His many books and recordings include I Hear Things People Haven’t Really Said, The All-Union Day of the Shock Worker, Fractured Humorous, Holy Kid, Bingo Nihilist, In the Function of External Circumstances, and the newly released YesThingNoThing. He has received fellowships from the New York State Foundation for the Arts and the Poetry Fund.

The event is free & open to the public.