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Poetry Reading | Eléna Rivera + Dominique Salas
May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT$Give What You Can
Eléna Rivera was born in Mexico City and raised in Paris, France. Her third full-length collection of poetry Scaffolding (2017) was published by Princeton University Press in the Princeton Series of Contemporary Poets. She received a National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship in Translation and was a recent recipient of fellowships from the MacDowell Colony (2020), Trelex Paris Poetry Residency (2019) and the SHOEN Foundation (2016). She lives in New York City.
Dominique Salas, born and raised in El Paso, Texas, is a PhD student at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. She is the author of Unoriginal Danger, just out from Trembling Pillow Press in 2020. Her work has recently appeared in Apogee, jubilat, and Bennington Review.
Part of our series Unwriting Borders: Latinx Voices in the U.S., curated by Roberto Harrison, and supported in part by a grant from the Milwaukee Arts Board and the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin.
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