A Reading by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 12:00pm
UA Poetry Center, Rubel Room 1508 E. Helen Street Tucson, AZ 85721    

Named one of the “Fifty Most Inspiring Authors in the World” by Poets and Writers Magazine, Benjamin Alire Sáenz is a transformational artist and bilingual poet, novelist, and writer of children’s books.  Sáenz’s most recent publications include a poetry collection titled The Book of What Remains (Copper Canyon Press, 2010) and the acclaimed young adult novel Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe (Simon and Schuster, 2012). Sáenz won the 2013 PEN/Faulkner award for fiction for his story collection Everything Begins and Ends at the Kentucky Club. Presented by the UA Poetry Center & UA Prose Series as part of Humanities Week.
This reading is part of the 2014 Humanities Week presented by the University of Arizona College of Humanities. All Humanities Week events are free and open to the public and most are held in the Dorothy Rubel Room at the University of Arizona Poetry Center, 1508 E. Helen Street, unless otherwise noted.  For more detailed descriptions of the lectures, please visit hw.arizona.edu or call (520) 621-0210. The College of Humanities is home to programs devoted to the study of the world’s languages, literatures, and cultures. The college consists of 13 individual units as well as several other academic and overseas-study programs.

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