Distinguished Writers Series: Martín Espada and Aracelis Girmay
October 4, 2011
Powerful poetry duo Martín Espada, called “the Latino poet of his generation,” and Arcelis Girmay share their latest work. Between the two of them, Espada and Girmay boast an impressive number of accolades. Espada’s book of poetry won an American Book Award, while an earlier poetry collection was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Girmay was awarded the Isabella Gardner Poetry Award and a National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship in poetry.