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Victor Rodriguez Nunez: 'The Infinite's Ash' Poetry Reading and Signing

 

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Date: 12 October 2011, 19:30

Víctor Rodríguez Núñez is one of the most renowned Cuban poets writing today. He has published eleven poetry collections, the most recent of which, The Infinite’s Ash, has been translated into English by Katherine Hedeen.

He has described his poetry as ‘participatory, yet not political, communicative, yet not explicit, dialogic yet not conversational, Cuban yet not essentially nationalist.’

His awards include the David Prize (Cuba, 1980), the Plural Prize (Mexico, 1983), the EDUCA Prize (Costa Rica, 1995), the Renacimiento Prize (Spain, 2000), the Fray Luis de León Prize (Spain, 2005) and the Leonor Prize (Spain, 2006). His poems have appeared in literary journals throughout the world. He is an Associate Professor of Spanish at Kenyon College, Ohio. USA.

This is a rare opportunity to experience Rodríguez Núñez’s poetry in Spanish and English, followed by a discussion of his work in conversation with Birmingham poet Charlie Jordan and a book signing.

Contact Information

name: MAC Arts
phone: 01214463232
website: www.birminghambookfestival.org

venue: Ikon Gallery
address:
1 Oozells Square, Brindleyplace
Birmingham
West Midlands
B1 2HS
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