An Evening With Martín Espada

Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 7:00 pm

Join acclaimed Puerto Rican poet Martín Espada for a reading from his new collection of poems, Floaters, co-sponsored by the North American Review and the Department of Languages & Literatures at the University of Northern Iowa. NAR editor and UNI Professor of English Jeremy Schraffenberger will moderate.

Martín Espada has published more than twenty books as a poet, editor, essayist, and translator, including Vivas to Those Who Have Failed, The Trouble Ball, Alabanza and Pulitzer finalist The Republic of Poetry. His many honors include the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, the Shelley Memorial Award, an Academy of American Poets Fellowship and a Guggenheim Fellowship. Born in Brooklyn, he now teaches at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Contact Information
Jeremy Schraffenberger
(319) 273-3879