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Report back from the Havana International Book Fair (and more!!)

Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join Tony Ryan, longtime bookseller and Cuba solidarity activist, speak on last February’s Havana International Book Fair, offer general impressions on the situation in Cuba today, and promote the upcoming visit of Cuban poet Nancy Morejon to the SF Bay Area.

Tony will be discussing the ongoing, important work of NANCY MOREJON, WHO WILL BE IN THE SF BAY AREA FROM JUNE 1ST UNTIL JUNE 16TH.

Morejon is perhaps the best known and most widely translated woman poets of revolutionary Cuba. Born in 1944 in Havana to a militant sailor / longshoreman father and trade unionist activist / seamstress mother, Morej√≥n graduated from the University of Havana in the early 1960s, where she majored in French, She went on to become the first black woman to be widely published and acknowledged worldwide as one of Cuba’s most important poets.

As well, Morejon is a leading critic, essayist, editor, translator and cultural activist in Cuba today.

Information will also be available on where / when Nancy Morejon will be appearing in the SF Bay Area. For more information on her visit please call (510) 860-3516 or email tonybook@att.net

Do come out for what promises to be a most interesting evening!!!

Events at Modern Times are Wheelchair Accessible.

Details

Date:
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Venue

Modern Times Bookstore Collective
2919 24th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
Phone:
4152829246

Organizer

Modern Times Bookstore Collective
Website:
http://www.facebook.com/ModernTimesBooks