Hannelore Quander-Rattee Works-in-Translation Reading: Rosa Alcalá

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 7:00pm
University of Arizona Poetry Center

The Poetry Center is proud to present Rosa Alcalá as our annual Hannelore Quander-Rattee Works-in-Translation reader. 

Rosa Alcalá is the author of three books of poetry, most recently MyOTHER TONGUE (Futurepoem, 2017), and her poems appear in Best American Poetry 2019 and American Poets in the 21st Century: Poetics of Social Engagement, among other anthologies. The recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Translation Fellowship, and runner-up for a PEN Translation Award, she is the editor and co-translator of Cecilia Vicuña: New & Selected Poems (Kelsey Street Press, 2018), which she edited and co-translated. She is professor of creative writing at the University of Texas at El Paso.