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Poetry Month in the Desert: Natalie Diaz & Eloisa Amezcua – Mesa

April 5, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Thursday, April 5, 2018 — 7:00PM

Thursday, April 19, 2018 — 7:00PM


Mesa Community College

Elsner Library – LB 300

1833 W Southern Ave

Mesa, AZ 85202


During the month of April, National Poetry Month, Mesa Community College will host, in partnership with Arizona Humanities, two poetry readings in the Elsner Library, Room 300, at Mesa Community College. These readings, followed by a Q&A and book signing, are open to Mesa Community College faculty, staff, and students, and the general public. Refreshments will be provided.

The poetry readings and book signings are scheduled for Thursdays, April 5 and 19, 2018, at 7:00PM in the Elsner Library, Room 300, at Mesa Community College, 1833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ 85202.

Thursday, April 5, 2018 — 7:00 PM

Eloisa Amezcua, MacDowell fellow and author of From the Inside Quietly, winner of the inaugural Shelterbelt Poetry Prize.

Natalie Diaz, Lannan Literary Fellow, Native Arts Council Foundation Artist Fellow, and author of When My Brother Was an Aztec.


Thursday, April 19, 2018 — 7:00 PM

Bojan Louis, Poetry Editor for RED INK: An International Journal of Indigenous Literature, Arts, & Humanities and author of Currents.

Felicia Zamora, 2017 Poet Laureate for Fort Collins, CO and author of Of Form & Gather, winner of the 2016 Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize.

Refreshments will be provided. Books will be available for purchase.

For more information, please contact Josh Rathkamp (480-461-7560) or Ernesto L. Abeytia (602-615-5893).


April 5, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mesa Community College Library
1833 W Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ 85202 United States
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