an evening of poetry hosted by Ted Washington
Featured reader is Pilar
Pilar is a poet, video artist, and translator. She was born in Mexico City, but lived in California, Texas, and New Mexico, for a total of 13 years; currently she resides in Tijuana, BC.
She has published in dozens of magazines and anthologies like Voices of Mexico, Poets in Nigeria, Mujeres de Maíz, Tribuno del Pueblo, Saguaro, The America’s Review, Bilingual Review, DoveTales, Ruptures, and Voces sin fronteras, to mention a few. In 2012 she published her book of poetry, Asunto de mujeres, in 2014 Verdes Lazos, a poetry placket, and in 2016, her CD Diálogos de una Mujer Despierta, 12 poems set to original live music. 2018 saw the printing a new book with Editorial Trajín, called: Insistencia en el sueño; and a bilingual eBook, Una familia más, available in all digital platforms. Pilar has been part of several poetry conferences and festivals in Mexico, Brasil, Ecuador, Italy, Cuba and Egypt; her work has been translated into English, Arabic, Greek, Italian, Portuguese and German.
You can read some of her work in:
Without Borders, April 2018
Poetry And Arts San Diego, March 2018
After the featured reading we will have an open mic for anyone who wants to read. Everyone is welcome to come and share a poem, song lyrics, reading or a short story or just bring your ears for listening and enjoy the evening. Original poetry is always appreciated. Everyone needs some place to speak their minds and Palabra is that place. We are an inclusive and supportive group that aim to provide a safe, nonjudgmental, positive environment, so all talent levels are welcome.
Doors open at 6:30pm and Poetry starts at 7:00pm sharp! We will have a sign-up sheet available at the counter. Each poet will speak for 3-5 minutes each so that everyone who wants to read can have a chance! Palabra poetry night will be every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month.
Thursday July 12th
Doors open at 6:30pm
Starts at 7:00pm
La Bodega Gallery
2196 Logan Ave. SD 92113
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