Brookdale's Visiting Writers Series presents Award-Winning Poets

The Dr. Carl Calendar Visiting Writers Series Presents

Award-Winning Poets Jennifer Franklin and Oliver de la Paz

This event is free and open to the public

Oliver de la Paz is the author of five collections of poetry and is the co-editor of A Face to Meet the Faces: An Anthology of Contemporary Persona Poetry. He co-chairs the advisory board of Kundiman, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of Asian American Poetry.  

Picture of author Oliver de la Paz.

About his most recent book, A Boy in the Labyrinth: " In a long sequence of prose poems, questionnaires, and standardized tests, The Boy in the Labyrinth interrogates the language of autism and the language barriers between parents, their children, and the fractured medium of science and school." 

Jennifer Franklin is the author of No Small Gift and Looming. She directs and teaches at The Hudson Valley Writers’ Center and is coeditor of Slapering Hol Press. 

Picture of author Jennifer Franklin.

About her most recent book No Small Gift: " Grave illness, profound disability, and stunning cruelty and betrayal are Franklin’s catalysts in No Small Gift: turning the chaos of her trauma into meaning, rediscovering a voice embedded under sutures and scars, making a whole from rent parts."  

 

Contact Information
  1. 732-224-2650
  2. sparker@brookdalecc.edu
Tue, March 09
6:30 pm — 8:30 pm
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The Dr. Carl Calendar Visiting Writers Series Presents

Award-Winning Poets Jennifer Franklin and Oliver de la Paz

This event is free and open to the public

Oliver de la Paz is the author of five collections of poetry and is the co-editor of A Face to Meet the Faces: An Anthology of Contemporary Persona Poetry. He co-chairs the advisory board of Kundiman, a not-for-profit organization ...

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