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|World-renowned Cuban Poet Nancy Morejón|
|Date||Monday June 10|
|Time||7:00 PM - 8:30 PM|
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2969 Mission St., SF
btwn 25th and 26th Sts.
near 24th St. BART, #14, 49 MUNI
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One of Cuba's foremost poets, Nancy Morejón is President of the Writers Section of the Cuban Union of Writers and Artists (UNEAC) and was recently awarded Cuba's National Literature Prize. Morejón is a full member of the Cuban Academy of Language. She was born in 1944 and grew up in an old neighborhood of Havana, where the Spanish built their first settlement in the new world. Nancy Morejón is a poet of Havana and its people.
Her published works include Mutismos; Amor, cíudad atribuída; Richard trajo su flauta; Parajes de una época; Octubre imprescindible; Cuarderno de Granada; El río de Martín Pérez y otros poemas; and Nación y mestizaje en Nicolás Guillén.
Her work has been translated into many languages. She has also translated poetry by Paul Eluard, Jacques Roumain and Aimé Césaire. She studied Language and French Literature at the University of Havana.
$8-10 donation • Doors open 6:30 pm
Sponsored by ANSWER Coalition, FMLN-Nor. Calif., National Committee to Free the Cuban Five.
Photo credit: Tracey Eaton