Bilingual Presentation and Reading by Homero Aridjis
Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Cordially invites you to a bilingual presentation and reading by
Mexico’s foremost poet, novelist, environmentalist, former President of PEN International
El Poeta Niño y el Cine Apolo/The Child Poet and the Movie Theatre Apollo
One of the world’s foremost literary figures and Mexico’s greatest living poet, Homero Aridjis is the author of more than fifty books of poetry and prose. His work has been translated into numerous languages. He has been the recipient of many prestigious international awards and distinctions. Homero Aridjis has served as Mexico’s ambassador to the Netherlands and Switzerland and as President of International PEN from 1997 to 2003. He has also served as Mexico’s Ambassador to UNESCO from 2007 to 2010.
Monday, October 24th, 2016
12:15 pm – 1:40 pm
St. John’s Hall Room 111A
There will be copies of The Child Poet, translated by Chloe Aridjis, for sale and a signing by the author at this event.