BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//Washington College//NONSGML v1.0//EN X-WR-CALNAME:Washington College Events BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/New_York BEGIN:DAYLIGHT TZNAME:EDT DTSTART:20180311T070000 RDATE:20180311T070000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0500 TZOFFSETTO:-0400 END:DAYLIGHT END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/New_York BEGIN:STANDARD TZNAME:EST DTSTART:20181104T060000 RDATE:20181104T060000 TZOFFSETFROM:-0400 TZOFFSETTO:-0500 END:STANDARD END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20181112T170000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20181112T180000 LOCATION:Rose O'Neill Literary House GEO:39.218716;-76.066691 SUMMARY:A Reading by Erika L. Sánchez DESCRIPTION:Erika L. Sánchez is the daughter of Mexican immigrants\, and is a poet\, novelist\, and essayist living in Chicago. She is the author of a collection of poems\, Lessons on Expulsion (Graywolf\, 2017) as well as the young adult novel\, I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter (Knopf Books for Young Readers\, 2017)\, which was a New York Times Bestseller and a National Book Awards finalist. Sánchez graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude from the University of Illinois at Chicago\, then traveled to Madrid\, Spain on a Fulbright Scholarship. She received an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of New Mexico. Since graduate school\, Sánchez has received a CantoMundo Fellowship\, a Bread Loaf Scholarship\, the 2013 "Discovery"/Boston Review Prize\, and a 2015 Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship from The Poetry Foundation.  She was recently named a 2017-2019 Princeton Arts Fellow. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in many prestigious literary journals\, including Pleiades\, Copper Nickel\, Vinyl Poetry\, Guernica\, Boston Review\, ESPN.com\, the Paris Review\, Gulf Coast\, and POETRY Magazine. Her poetry has also been featured on "Latino USA" on NPR and published in Please Excuse This Poem: 100 New Poems for the Next Generation (Viking\, 2015). X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:

\n Erika L. Sánchez is the daughter of Mexican immigrants, and is a poet, novelist, and essayist living in Chicago. She is the author of a collection of poems, Lessons on Expulsion (Graywolf, 2017) as well as the young adult novel, I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter (Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2017), which was a New York Times Bestseller and a National Book Awards finalist. Sánchez graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude from the University of Illinois at Chicago, then traveled to Madrid, Spain on a Fulbright Scholarship. She received an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of New Mexico. Since graduate school, Sánchez has received a CantoMundo Fellowship, a Bread Loaf Scholarship, the 2013 "Discovery"/Boston Review Prize, and a 2015 Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship from The Poetry Foundation.  She was recently named a 2017-2019 Princeton Arts Fellow. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in many prestigious literary journals, including PleiadesCopper NickelVinyl PoetryGuernicaBoston Review, ESPN.com, the Paris ReviewGulf Coast, and POETRY Magazine. Her poetry has also been featured on "Latino USA" on NPR and published in Please Excuse This Poem: 100 New Poems for the Next Generation (Viking, 2015).\n

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