Monday, June 20, 2011

Visual re-cap: CantoMundo in New York City

The CantoMundo line up
The Word for Word brochure

Pre-reading rendez-vous:
Deborah Paredez, Diana Marie Delgado and Carmen Tafolloa
with Word for Word curator Paul Romero.
Poetry reading signage
listing original line-up...
Diana Marie Delgado and Carmen Tafolla visit
in the Reading Room at Bryant Park in Midtown.
View from the "stage"
More pre-reading visiting and buzz...

[and then, alas, it began to rain...]

And so....back to the Bryant Park offices

Diana Marie Delgado reads first
back at a Bryan Park conference room

Deborah Paredez reads

Carmen Tafolla punctuates the night
post-reading pics:

Poet Justin Petropoulos (in orange)
speaks with Diana Marie Delgado.
Justin is one of the bloggers who will be covering
the Word for Word readings this summer.
Stay tuned for his piece on the CantoMundo reading.

Paul Romero and the poets

All in all, despite the weather mis-hap, it was a great reading---Delgado, Paredez, and Tafolla offered rich, and wide-ranging snapshot of Chicana poetry. Books were sold and signed. Stay tuned for a more thorough account of the reading itself, penned by Justin Petropoulos. Here is the 2011 schedule:

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