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Multilingual Poetry Celebration with Cynthia Guardado

Pasadena City College
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Happy Poetry Month! The PCC English Department is hosting a Multilingual Poetry Celebration on Monday, May 9, 2018 from 10am - 12:30pm, featuring Cynthia Guardado (bio below). All are welcome! Students will also be invited to read their original poetry (in any language!) as part of an open mic.

Cynthia Guardado is a Salvadorian-American poet and Professor of English at Fullerton College. She is the managing editor of LiveWire, a literary arts magazine at Fullerton College. Her debut poetry collection, ENDEAVOR was published in 2017 by World Stage Press. In 2017, she was the rst place recipient of the Concurso Binacional De Poesía Pellicer-Frost (UTEP/S-Mart) for her manuscript Cenizas, which is currently unpublished. Her poems have also appeared in Huizache, Bozalta Journal, The Acentos Review, The Packinghouse Review, The Wandering Song: Central American Writing in the United States, etc. Cynthia also translated and transcribed interviews with journalist and Cuban exile, Normando Hernandez Gonzalez which were published in The Madrid Conversations (New Orleans Press 2013). More info at: https://cynthiaguardado.wordpress.com