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World-renowned Cuban Poet Nancy Morejón
Date Monday June 10
Time 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location Details
2969 Mission St., SF
btwn 25th and 26th Sts.
near 24th St. BART, #14, 49 MUNI
Event Type Other
Organizer/AuthorANSWER Coalition
Emailanswer [at] answersf.org
Phone415-821-6545
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
Wheelchair accessible.

Sponsored by ANSWER Coalition, FMLN-Nor. Calif., National Committee to Free the Cuban Five.

Photo credit: Tracey Eaton
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Added to the calendar on Tuesday May 21st, 2013 9:03 AM
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