Tuesday, 20 March 2012

Homero Aridjis with Rita Dove, Charlottesville, USA, March 21st, 2012

Homero Aridjis (born April 6, 1940) is a Mexican journalist and poet. He is the author of Eyes to See Otherwise and Solar Poems, has written more than 40 books of poetry and prose and is one of Latin America's leading environmental activists.

He will read from his work in Spanish. Rita Dove reads translations. What could be better?

The event is at 8:00 PM at UVa Harrison Institute / Small Special Collections, UVa Central Grounds - 160 McCormick Rd. It is part of the Virginia Festival of the Book. This event is apparently free but it would be well worth paying for...

More information on Homero Aridjis here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homero_Aridjis.

Homero Aridjis’ poems open a door into light. Seamus Heaney

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