How does language redraw the line between dream and reality? Members of Los Porteños will read from their own bilingual work and the works of Latin American writers who have dared to reimagine the world.
Catherine Evleshin is a choreographer, ethnologist, former PSU professor, and a member
of Los Portenos writing group. She will be reading the work of Cuban poet Juan Francisco
Manzano’s, followed by a reading from her novel-in-progress RIVERS STILL RUN.
Poet-dramatist Cindy Williams Gutiérrez collaborates with artists in theatre, music, and
visual art. Her collection, THE SMALL CLAIM OF BONES, is forthcoming from Bilingual
Press/Editorial Bilingüe (Arizona State University). Her CD, “Emerald Heart,” features her
Aztec-inspired poetry accompanied by pre-Hispanic music. She has performed her work at
AWP, through Washington Humanities, and at colleges, museums and libraries throughout
the Northwest. Other recent collaborations include... Read More →
Graphic designer, photographer, and writer, Ivonne Saed has extensively explored the
crossroads between the visual and the textual within the humanities, both in her own professional
creation as well as in teaching. She published the novel TRIPLE CRÓNICA DE UN NOMBRE
(Triple Chronicle of a Name), and the nonfiction book SOBRE PAUL AUSTER.AUTORÍA,
DISTOPÍA Y TEXTUALIDAD (On Paul Auster: Authorship, Dystopia and Textuality).
She co-authored the books LITERATURA: IMAGINACIÓN, IDENTIDAD Y... Read More →