Bilingual Poetry Readings at Tompkins Square Library

ELÆ [Lynne DeSilva-Johnson] is a multimodal creator and scholar, addressing intersections between bodies, language, technology, and system change.

Recent and forthcoming features include Big Echo, Tagvverk, Vestiges, Matters of Feminist Practice, &Now, Ars Electronica, Performing Knowledge and The Exponential Festival; the hybrid collection Sweet and Low : Indefinite Singular as well as Boddy Oddy Oddy, a collaborative ekphrastic book with painter Georgia Elrod, are forthcoming.  They teach at Pratt Institute, are Founder/Creative Director of The Operating System, Communications Manager at More Art, and R&D at the Mycelium Network Society. A door: @thetroublewithbartleby

Richard Milazzo’s  recent books include Peter Nagy: Entertainment Erases History; Skewed: Ruminations on the Writings and Works of Peter Halley; One Thing at a Time: Poems of Japan, 2017; Night Song of the Cicadas: Poems of South Korea, Japan, Vietnam, Cambodia, 2017; and, most recently, Scenes of Everyday Life:  Poems of Vietnam, Indonesia, Cambodia, Russia, 2016.

Mar Russo   (AWA) was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1969. Poet, cultural consultant and university professor living in USA since 1986. She studied a Master and Bachelor’s in Spanish and Latin American Literature in Hunter College of the City University of New York. She is a doctoral candidate in education with emphasis in pedagogic mediation in the Universidad de La Salle, Costa Rica.

She founded the cultural movement Turrialba Literaria in Costa Rica in 2015. Coordinated the I Summit de Voces de América Latina in Costa Rica, 2017, and the Festival Internacional Grito de Mujer, Sede Turrialba, Costa Rica, 2018. Currently, she is Adjunct Professor of the Romance Languages Department, Hunter College (CUNY) and consultant of the group Rizoma Literario NYC of the La Academia Literaria, Hunter College.Correspondent in USA of the magazine La Guardarraya Revista Literaria.  The book The Language of the Parks is her first poetry publication - Honorable Mention - International Latino Book Awards (2019).


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SATURDAY March 14 AT 2:30 PM


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