Literature Program Presents
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
A Puerto Rican They Didn’t Expect
2:00 pm – 3:20 pm EST/GMT-5
Rick Kearns is a poet, freelance writer, and musician of Boricua (Puerto Rican) and European heritage from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He was named Poet Laureate of Harrisburg in January 2014. His poems have appeared in over 80 journals, including the Massachusetts Review, Painted Bride Quarterly, Patterson Review, Yellow Medicine Review, Letras (lit review of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College, NYC), and Chicago Review. Kearns’s poems are also in two books, five national anthologies, two international anthologies, and seven chapbooks. Several of his poems have been translated into Spanish and Portuguese.
Poet, Freelance Writer, and Musician
Kearns has given readings throughout the United States since 1992, including at the Nuyorican Poets Café in Manhattan and Capicu in Brooklyn. His poetry is also featured in the CD The Moon Rides a Black Horse, combining his poetry and jazz performed by the Con Alma Quartet (with whom he collaborated between 2010 and 2014).
Reading for Poetry 2 + 1, Clark Forum for Contemporary Issues, Dickinson College
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Topic: Contemporary Latinx Poetry (F20)
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Time: 2:00 pm – 3:20 pm EST/GMT-5
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