Photograms Of My Conceptual Heart, Absolutely Blind

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As a collaboration with the University of Houston Hispanic Studies Department, please welcome Mexican poet Minerva Reynosa who will read her chapbook Photograms of My Conceptual Heart, Asolutely Blind with her translator Stalina Villarreal. Together, they will present and read feminist poetry against the Mexican Drug War.

Minerva Reynosa is a poet from Monterrey, Mexico. She has recently published Mammut (videogame app for iOS, Concretoons Cartuchera, 2015), Fotogramas de mi corazón conceptual absolutamente ciego (Consejo Estatal para la Cultura y las Artes/El Tucán de Virginia, 2012) and Atardecer en los suburbios (Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes/Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, 2011). She has participated in literary festivals in Mexico and abroad; her work has been translated into German, French, Russian, Swedish, and English. She has a blog with Benjamín Moreno that contains visual, technological and textual experiments: BENERVA: http://benerva.tumblr.com/

Stalina Emmanuelle Villarreal lives as a rhyming-slogan creative activist. She is a Generation 1.5 poet (mexicana and Chicana), a translator, a sonic-improv collaborator, and an instructor of English. She is a Ph.D. student in Creative Writing at University of Houston. Her M.F.A. in Writing is from California College of the Arts. She coauthored an article with a historian in the book ¡Chicana!: Narratives of Women’s Activism and Feminism in the Chicano Movement Era (University of Texas, forthcoming). She has published translations of poetry, including Enigmas, by Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (Señal: a project of Libros Antena Books, BOMB, and Ugly Duckling Presse, 2015), but she mostly translates regiomontana poet Minerva Reynosa (Mandorla, 2012); their most recent publication is a chapbook called Photograms of My Conceptual Heart, Absolutely Blind (Cardboard House Press, 2016).
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