Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas


  • Poetry Reading: Carmen Giménez Smith
  • Performance
  • 2/9/2015
  • 19:00-20:00
  • Spooner Hall
  • Host: Department of English, Office of Multicultural Affairs, Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, The Commons
Event Description
Carmen Giménez Smith is the author of a memoir, Bring Down the Little Birds, four poetry collections- Milk and Filth, Goodbye, Flicker, The City She Was, and Odalisque in Pieces. She is the recipient of a 2011 American Book Award, the 2011 Juniper Prize for Poetry, and a 2011-2012 fellowship in creative nonfiction from the Howard Foundation. A CantoMundo Fellow and formerly a Teaching-Writing Fellow at the Iowa Writers' Workshop, she is the editor-in-chief of the literary journal Puerto del Sol and the publisher of Noemi Press. This is a qualifying event for students seeking Arts Engagement certification.