A trilingual ZOOM poetry reading featuring Binni záa (Zapotec) poet Irma Pineda and her translator Wendy Call, with live interpretation and captioning provided. This event is open to the public.
Irma Pineda (Binnizá/Isthmus Zapotec) has published twelve books of self-translated bilingual (Spanish-Isthmus Zapotec) poetry. Naxiña’ Rului’ladxe’ – Rojo Deseo (Red Desire, Pluralia), won Mexico’s Caballo Verde 2018 best poetry book prize. She represents Latin American Indigenous peoples at the United Nations’s Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues and lives in Juchitán, Oaxaca.
Wendy Call is author of the award-winning nonfiction book No Word for Welcome. She is co-editor of the craft anthology Telling True Stories: A Nonfiction Writers’ Guide and also the new, annual Best Literary Translations anthology. She translated (from Spanish and Isthmus Zapotec) In the Belly of Night and Other Poems, by Irma Pineda, as well as poetry collections forthcoming from publishers Deep Vellum and Milkweed.
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