Bessy Reyna: Conversación con una Escritora

Gina Ackeifi ’09 writes:

Discuss social justice and poetry with award-winning Latin poet Bessy Reyna. Born in Cuba and raised in Panama, she is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College and earned her Masters and Law degrees from the University of Connecticut.

Reyna’s poems and stories are found in U.S. and Latin American literary magazines. She has also been published in numerous anthologies including El Coro: A Chorus of Latino and Latina Poetry, In Other Words: Literature by Latinas of the United States, The Arc of Love: Lesbian Poems, and The Wild Good.

There will be a potluck reception before the discussion, at 7:00. You can also listen to readings of her poetry online.

Date: Friday, Sept. 19
Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Green Street Arts Center
Cost: $5 for students