TWO BILINGUAL READINGS WITH MEXICAN POET

 

BILINGUAL READINGS WITH MEXICAN POET DAVID HUERTA

David Huerta will read from Before Saying Any of the Great Words: Selected Poems of David Huerta

with his award-winning translator, Mark Schafer, at Jamaicaway Books and Boston University.

Huerta is one of Mexico’s most important living poets. He is the author of 19 collections of poetry, a

professor of literature at the Autonomous University of Mexico City, a columnist, scholar, and cultural activist.

Schafer has translated the poetry, novels, stories and essays of many Latin American writers. He is also a visual artist and co-coordinator of the Spanish/English Certificate Program at UMass Boston.

Saturday, April 11

Jamaicaway Books

3:00 pm

Location: 676 Centre St

Jamaica Plain, MA

(between Burroughs St & Seaverns Ave)

Contact: Valerie Stephens

617 983-3204

Tuesday, April 14

Boston University

5:15 pm

Location: CAS, Room 200

725 Commonwealth Ave.

(“B” Green Line, “BU Central” stop)

Contact: Dept. of Romance Studies

617 353-6216

These readings are made possible with support from the Consulate General of Mexico in Boston, the Romance

Studies Department and the Geddes Lecture Series at Boston University, the Mexican Cultural Institutes of New

York and Washington, D.C., the Mexican Embassy in Washington, D.C., and the Secretaría de Relaciones

Exteriores.

For more information on Huerta, Schafer, or Before Saying Any of the Great Words, visit www.beforesaying.com

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