#ArtLitPhx: Bilingual Conversation and Reading with Dolores Dorantes

Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, 6:30-8 p.m.

Location: Palabras Bilingual Bookstore (1738 E McDowell) Phoenix, AZ

Price: Free of charge and open to the public

Join for an intimate evening of bilingual conversation and poetry with Mexican fronteriza writer Dolores Dorantes. This event is presented by CALA Alliance in partnership with the ASU Marshall Chair Borderlands Poetry Series and Palabras Bilingual Bookstore.

DOLORES DORANTES is a Mexican poet, journalist, and writer living under political asylum in El Paso, Texas. She has published nine books of poetry and prose, most recently The River/El Río (2018), a collaboration with the photographer Zoe Leonard; Style/Estilo (2015 a book of prose poems that transforms the acts and language of violence into unexpected imagesand, Intervenir/Intervene (2015), a collaboration with Mexico City poet Rodrigo Flores Sánchez. Her work has been translated into English, French, Dutch, German, Portuguese, Slovenian, Bengali, and Swedish. Dorantes is a priest in the Mahajrya Buddhist tradition. She is also a performer and bookseller working out of her mobile bookstore Librería Feminista, and the organization Cielo Portátil (for a free education).

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  • February 16, 2020 at 10:45 pm
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    This event sounds like a great opportunity for people to hear what Dolores Dorantes has to say. It would be great to view another person’s perspective on life and to get to know someone who is bilingual and how it helps when living amongst different cultures in America.

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