Department of English

Rhina Espaillat

Poetry Reading
October 6, 4:30 p.m., Rose O'Neill Literary House

Rhina P. Espaillat has published poems, essays, short stories, and translations in numerous magazines and more than fifty anthologies, in both English and her native Spanish, as well as three chapbooks and eight full-length books, including three in bilingual format. Her most recent works are a poetry collection in English, Her Place in These Designs (Truman State University Press, Kirksville, 2008), and a bilingual collection of her short stories, El olor de la memoria (Ediciones CEDIBIL, Santo Domingo, D. R., 2007). Her honors include the Wilbur Award, the T. S. Eliot Prize in Poetry, the Robert Frost Tree at My Window Award for Translation, the May Sarton Award, a Lifetime Achievement in the Arts Award from Salem State College, and several prizes from the Dominican Republic's Ministry of Culture.

This event is part of the English Department's "Living Writers" course.

sponsored by: The Sophie Kerr Committee