Thursday, April 7, 6:30 PM
ASIAN AMERICAN LITERATURE TODAY: R. ZAMORA LINMARK
Novelist, poet and playwright, R. Zamora Linmark will read excerpts of his work, and participate in a discussion with Gem Daus, adjunct faculty in the Asian American Studies Program, University of Maryland. This event is free and open to the public. Book sales and a signing will follow. Presented in partnership with the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center; The Asian American Literary Review; and the Asian American Studies Program, University of Maryland.
Location: Montpelier Room, sixth floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5394
Wednesday, April 13, 7:00 PM
POET LAUREATE CLOSING EVENT
21st Poet Laureate Consultant Juan Felipe Herrera will celebrate the conclusion of his term of his laureateship. This event is free and open to the public. Book sales and signing will follow. Co-sponsored by the Library of Congress Hispanic Division.
Location: Coolidge Auditorium, Ground Floor, Thomas Jefferson Building
Contact: (202) 707-5394
Friday, April 15, 12:00 Noon
CLARICE LISPECTOR: A CONVERSATION WITH BENJAMIN MOSER
Benjamin Moser discusses his newly published collection, “The Complete Stories: Clarice Lispector,” the first comprehensive English translation of Lispector’s short stories. He is joined by Professor Vivaldo Santos (Georgetown University) to discuss Lispector’s life and work. Event is free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by the Hispanic Division and presented in partnership with the Embassy of Brazil.
Location: Mary Pickford Theater, Madison Building (3rd floor)
Wednesday, April 27, 10:30 AM
EL DIA DAY: JUAN FELIPE HERRERA
21st Poet Laureate Consultant Juan Felipe Herrera will read from his children’s book Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes to area elementary students. This event is free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by Library of Congress Young Readers Center.
Location: Mumford, sixth floor, James Madison Building
Contact: (202) 707-5394; (202) 707-1950
Thursday, April 28, 6:30 PM
WITTER BYNNER STATE READING WITH ALLISON HEDGE COKE
Witter Bynner fellow Allison Hedge Coke reads a selection of her work. This event is free and open to the public. Reception and signing to follow in Friends Meeting Room. Presented in partnership with Library of Congress Center for the Book, The Red Earth MFA at Oklahoma City University, and the Oklahoma Center for the Book.
Location: Downtown Library, 46 Star Auditorium, 300 Park Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73102
Contact: (405) 522-3562