Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Thursday at Teachers & Writers- Poetry, Poetry, Poetry

Teachers & Writers Collaborative 2020 Visions Presents:

A reading and conversation with Patrick Rosal and R. A. Villanueva

Thursday, October 18, 2007 @ 7PM, oh and it's FREE

It's free + there will be alcohol and food (both free) so come on out and support your poets.

Patrick Rosal is the author of My American Kundiman and Uprock Headspin Scramble and Dive, winner of the Asian American Writers Workshop Members' Choice Award. His work has appeared in many journals and anthologies including North American Review, Black Renaissance Noire, Pindledyboz, Brevity, and The Beacon Best. His poems were also featured in the film Anhua: Amanacer which screened at the Mar de Plata Film Festival. He has served on the faculty of Penn State Altoona, Bloomfield College, Centre College, and Kundiman's Summer Writing Retreat. He is currently a Visiting Professor of Creative Writing at University of Texas, Austin.

R.A. Villanueva holds graduate and undergraduate degrees from Rutgers University. Twice awarded a Geraldine R. Dodge Educator scholarship to the Fine Arts Work Center, he teaches creative writing and composition with literary outreach programs throughout New York. His poetry has appeared in RATTLE and is forthcoming in Crab Orchard Review; his songwriting has been featured at the Bowery Poetry Club and the Nuyorican Poets Café. A Kundiman fellow and a semi-finalist for the 2007 "Discovery"/The Nation Poetry Prize, he is presently a MFA candidate at NYU, where he serves as Poetry Editor of Washington Square.

Teachers & Writers Collaborative
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