Nancy MorejÃ³n is a highly regarded Cuban poet, essayist and literary critic, past president of the Writers’ Section of theÂ UniÃ³n de Escritores y Artistas de Cuba (UNEAC). Â Her work has been translated into numerous languages. Â In 2001, she was winner of the National Literature Prize in Cuba.
She’s been in the Bay Area for the past three weeks giving readings and talks throughout Northern California.
Thursday, Sept. 18th, she will be at Bird & Beckett to read a little of her work and to celebrate her 70th birthday and her farewell to San Francisco, as this is her last event before boarding a plane for home.
Come to Bird & Beckett to help us extend a warm welcome to an important writer and a charming person.
Her latest book is Homing Instincts / Querencias“– a bilingual book of poems exquisitely translated by Pamela Carmell from Cubana Books (2014).
Our events are put on under the umbrella of the nonprofit Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project (the "BBCLP"). That's how we fund our ambitious schedule of 300 or so concerts and literary events every year.
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