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Belladonna*, The Operating System, & Ugly Duckling Presse
October 16, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Belladonna* Collaborative teams up with The Operating System and Ugly Duckling Presse to host a bilingual reading with Urayoán Noel, Margaret Randall, Mónica de la Torre, María Vásquez Valdez, Lila Zemborain, and Elizabeth Zuba.
From the OS:
Join the Operating System for a bilingual poetry event in celebration of the release of the dual-language translation of Mexican poet / scholar / translator María Vázquez Valdez’s ‘Kawsay – La llama de selva / Kawsay – The flame of the jungle’ at McNally Jackson’s Williamsburg Store on October 16th! Vázquez Valdez will be joined by the translator of the volume, renowned poet Margaret Randall, as well as a host of incredible bilingual poet-translators representing Belladonna*/Belladonna Books and Ugly Duckling Presse! We’re thrilled to have Urayoán Noel, Elizabeth Zuba, and LIla Zemborain joining us for this very special evening.
Kawsay is Vázquez Valdez’s poetic account of her experience in Peru working with the Shipibo indigenous community, and features drawings by Chizuko Osato.
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