Argentine Poets at Poetry Marathon “La Pluma y la Palabra”
Teatro de la Luna will present its 24th Poetry Marathon in Spanish, “La Pluma y la Palabra”(The Pen and the Word). The poetry marathon, a ground-breaking event in the United States, brings together recognized Spanish American poets –both in and outside the United States– to share their work with Washington, DC poetry community.
Those wishing to participate should submit their poems in Spanish to Teatro de la Luna via fax (202-291-2357) or by email at [email protected] by May 31.
Poet and Professor Rei Berroa from George Mason University coordinates the marathon, which also features open-mike poetry sessions. Free (donations welcomed). In Spanish.
Francisco Álvarez Koki (Spain)
Luis Alberto Ambroggio (Argentina/USA)
Manlio Argueta (El Salvador)
León Félix Batista (Dominican Republic)
Tomás Modesto Galán (Dominican Republic)
Gladys Ilarregui (Argentina/USA)
Amado Lascar (Chile)
Carlos Parada Ayala (El Salvador)
Ivonne Sánchez Barea (Spain/Colombia/USA)
When and where:
Friday, June 10 (1:30-3:30 p.m.)
Library of Congress
James Madison Building (Mary Pickford Theater, Third floor)
Independence Ave. & 1st Street SE, Washington, DC 20540
(Capitol South Metro – Blue, Orange & Silver Lines)
Saturday, June 11 (2:00-8:00 p.m.)
Casa de la Luna
4020 Georgia Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20011
(Georgia Ave/Petworth Metro – Green and Yellow Lines.
202-882-6227 / 703-548-3092
Email: [email protected]