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Natalia Treviño: Embrace home

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Four female poets with representations of home, sharing explorations of poetry in two languages with English as an additional language, and the dominant literary form in publishing. Lead by visiting Mexican immigrant author, Natalia Trevino, who was raised in Texas and is professor of English and Mexican American Studies.

Natalia positions our cultures, languages, and sense of home have been watered down, erased, or under threat. She will share stories of women, motherhood, cancer, love, and the feminine divine in her bicultural, bilingual and award winning poetry. 

Natalia Treviño, was born in Mexico. She has authored VirginX and Lavando La Dirty Laundry, which has been translated into Albanian and Macedonian. She works as a professor and her awards include the Alfredo Cisneros de Moral Award, the Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Prize, and the Menada Literary Award. Her poetry appears in a variety of journals including Bordersenses, Acentos Review, Plume, and Xóchitl Cuicatl: Floricanto Cien años de poesía chicana/Lanx. Her prose appears in Mirrors Beneath the Earth: Short Ficon by Chicano Writers,and most recently in Lanx Poecs: Essays on the Art of Poetry. She has just been inducted to the Texas Institute of Leers. Her third book of poetry, Socorro, is forthcoming from Flowersong Press.

The Stanley Street Gallery Poetry Program is held on the first Saturday, of every third month.  Please save the following dates: 

3pm Saturday 7 September 2024
3pm Saturday 7 December 2024

Image: Book cover of Lavando la Dirty Laundry by Natalia Treviño. All rights reserved.

Poetry Sydney gives respect to the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, 
the traditional owners of the land we live, create, meet and work.


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