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Loving, Grieving, & Surviving: Chicanas Read the Poetry of Healing
Wednesday, October 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Genoa Yanez Alaniz, Carmen Tafolla, ire’ne lara silva, Andi Garcia-Linn, Joyous Windrider, Daisy Bermea, and Antonia Murguia
Join us Tuesday, October 2, for Chicanas Read the Poetry of Healing at the Esperanza!
LOVING, GRIEVING & SURVIVING follows the poetic voices of Chicana writers who have faced difficult problems with family deaths, suicides, mental illness & grief, and found healing through celebration of the love that was embodied in these losses. Poets Carmen Tafolla, Genoa Yáñez-Alaniz, & Poet/Author ire’ne lara silva are joined by Abril Garcia-Linn, Daisy M. Bermea, Joyous Windrider Jiménez, and Antonia Murguía in reading from their poetry of grief, love, and healing in a powerful presentation from a feminist and humanistic perspective.
The event will be emceed by Dr. Sally Andrade is an educator, researcher, and community organizer & President of Andrade & Associates and former Director of the Center for Institutional. Research, Evaluation & Planning at UTEP – The University of Texas at El Paso and previously Director of Research & Planning at the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has now returned to San Antonio, where she continues community involvement for literacy and immigration issues.