Thu, Jun 08|
Poets in Conversation: Cynthia Guardado & Ignacio Carvajal
Join us for a reading & conversation with poets & scholars Cynthia Guardado & Ignacio Carvajal!
Time & Location
Jun 08, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
LibroMobile Bookstore, 1150 S Bristol St A3, Santa Ana, CA 92704, USA
About the Event
Poets in Conversation featuring
Cynthia Guardado y Ignacio Carvajal
Join us for a reading & conversation
6-8pm PST Thursday June 8th at LibroMobile!
About the Poets:
Cynthia Guardado (she/her/hers) is a Salvadoran-American poet and a tenured Professor of English at Fullerton College. She is the Editor-in-Chief of LiveWire an online literary magazine at Fullerton College, was the Event Producer for Lambda Literary’s 2020 LitFest, and is a social justice activist in the community. Guardado is the author of two collections of poetry, Cenizas from Camino del Sol series at The University of Arizona Press (2022) and ENDEAVOR from World Stage Press (2017). Her poems have also appeared in Poetry Magazine, ITWOW: In the Words of Women International Anthology, Huizache, Bozalta Journal, The Acentos Review, The Packinghouse Review, The Wandering Song: Central American Writing in the United States, and The Normal School. She was also the winner of Concurso Binacional De Poesía Pellicer-Frost 2017 (México). Her manuscript Cenizas was a finalist for the National Poetry Series (2019).
Ignacio Carvajal is Costa Rican. His work has appeared OUT/CAST, Brain Mill Press' "Voices," and Seattle Escribe, as well as in the anthologies Primera Página: Poetry from the Latino Heartland and The Wandering Song: Central American Writing in the United States. He has been a member of the Latino Writers Collective of Kansas City, the Taller Literario don Chico in San José, and the board of directors of Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review. Carvajal obtained his Ph.D. in Latin American Literatures and Cultures from the University of Texas at Austin. Carvajal’s is the author of “allow – a litany” (2021) and “Plegarias” (2019), a first-place winner in the Poetic Bridges continental contest.
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