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Colombian American poet and activist, Carlos Andrés Gómez

March 9 @ 6:00 PM

The Wheaton Institute for Interdisciplinary Humanities (WIIH) presents Colombian American poet Carlos Andrés Gómez, star of HBO’s Def Poetry Jam and Spike Lee’s #1 box office movie Inside Man with Denzel Washington, performing his original work on Wednesday March 9th at 6:00 PM in Holman Room in Mary Lyon Hall.

The event is free and open to the public and will be followed by a reception and book signing with Gómez. Carlos Andrés Gómez is the author of Hijito, for which he was awarded the Foreword INDIES Gold Medal and the International Book Award for Poetry in 2020, and the coming-of-age memoir Man Up: Reimagining Modern Manhood, released by Penguin Random House in 2012. His most recent book, Fractures, was selected by Pulitzer Prize-winning former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey as the winner of the Felix Pollak Prize in Poetry.

For concerns and accessibility needs, please contact leonquintero_valery@wheatoncollege.edu.

Details

Date:
March 9
Time:
6:00 PM
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Venue

Mary Lyon Hall – Holman Room
Norton, 02766 United States
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Organizer

Valery León Quintero
Email:
leonquintero_valery@wheatoncollege.edu