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Poetry Reading by Victor Rodríguez Nuñez

Date: 6:00pm PST January 29, 2015 Location: Albany Quadrangle, Smith Hall

Albany Quadrangle, Smith Hall

Victor Rodríguez Nuñez is a professor at Kenyon College as well as a celebrated writer of both Spanish and English poetry.  He has published twelve books of poetry along with numerous editions of his Selected Poems, the most recent being Cuarto de desahogo (Letras Cubanas, 2013). His poetry has received major awards throughout the Spanish-speaking world and he has read his work in over twenty countries.

Along with his many academic endeavors, he has been active as a cultural journalist in Cuba, Nicaragua, and Colombia, and has served as an editor of both cultural magazines and specialized journals, most recently the Mexican literary magazine, La Otra (www.laotrarevista.com). Rodríguez-Núñez is also an accomplished translator; his latest book-length collections are translations of Mark Strand and John Kinsella. He divides his time between Gambier, Ohio and Havana, Cuba.