Thursday, Sept. 18 — 7:00 pm
Nancy Morejón, Cuban writer,
in a farewell reading and
70th birthday celebration!
Nancy Morejón is a highly regarded Cuban poet, essayist and literary critic, past president of the Writers’ Section of the Unión de Escritores y Artistas de Cuba (UNEAC). Her work has been translated into numerous languages. 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).
Available Now at Bird & Beckett
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Fits nicely in an invitation envelope for mailing. Fits in a pocket as well.
~~ Poetry as philosophy to plumb the deeper truths of these times ~~
$15 and worth every penny
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