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Sunday, October 11 • 5:00pm - 6:15pm
Speaking AxolotI: The San Pancho Edition

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This event is now available to watch on our YouTube page, along with the rest of our 2020 festival programming.

Co-presented by Oakland Public Library

Welcome to our very first Litquake Out Loud event, as the East Bay’s long running monthly Chicano/Latinx reading series crosses the bridge to San Francisco for a very special night of Spanglish Poesia, Musica y Performance Art Brujeria. A true Spanglish Flor y Canto Zoom visitation by some of the most chingon Latinx poetas in these DisUnited States.

Desde Fresno:
Anthony Cody;
“Borderland Acrophya”
Desde Chicago;
Jose Olivarez;
"Citizen Illegal”
Desde Puerto Rico;
Raquel Salas Rivera
“Lo Terciario/The Tertiary”, “While they Sleep(under the bed is another country),”Gringo Death Coloring Book”
Y de aqui en San Pancho;
Tatiana Lubovski Acosta
"The Easy Body”

FREE, $5-10 suggested donation

Registration is required for Zoom access. Spots are limited.
Event will also be livecasted on Facebook Live.

Buy the authors' books at Litquake's bookstore here --

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Josiah Luis Alderete

Josiah Luis Alderete is a full blooded Pocho spanglish speaking poet from La Area Bahia who learned to write poetry in the kitchen of his Mama’s Mexican restaurant. He was a founding member of San Francisco's outspoken word troupe The Molotov Mouths and is also a radio insurgente... Read More →
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Tatiana Luboviski-Acosta

Tatiana Luboviski-Acosta is a queer Nicaragüense Jewish artist, poet, full spectrum reproductive care worker, and youngest child. Their first book, The Easy Body, was published in 2017 by Timeless, Infinite Light; their work can be found in New Life Magazine, SFMOMA Open Space, the... Read More →
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José Olivarez

José Olivarez is the son of Mexican immigrants. His debut book of poems, Citizen Illegal, was a finalist for the PEN/ Jean Stein Award and a winner of the 2018 Chicago Review of Books Poetry Prize. It was named a top book of 2018 by The Adroit Journal, NPR, and the New York Public... Read More →
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Raquel Salas Rivera

Raquel Salas Rivera (Mayagüez, 1985) Poeta, traductor y editor. Sus reconocimientos incluyen el nombramiento como Poeta Laureado de la ciudad de Filadelfia y el Premio Nuevas Voces del Festival de la Palabra de Puerto Rico. Cuenta con la publicación de cinco poemarios. Su tercer... Read More →
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Anthony Cody

Anthony Cody is the author of Borderland Apocrypha (Omnidawn, April 2020), winner of the 2018 Omnidawn Open Book Contest selected by Mei-mei Berssenbrugge. He is from Fresno, California with lineage in both the Bracero Program and the Dust Bowl. His poetry has appeared in Gulf Coast... Read More →

Sunday October 11, 2020 5:00pm - 6:15pm PDT