The Guild Literary Complex (GLC) continues the seventh year of its Palabra Pura bilingual poetry series with a final 2012 reading titled, “Rooster-Footed Devils.” Curated by Jennifer Patiño, this evening event will explore the complex relationship individuals and communities have to preconceived notions about Latino identity. The event will include poetry in Spanish, English, and Spanglish. Featured readers include Beatriz Ruiz, Anthony Michael Cooremans, and Iztac Metztli.
• Beatriz J Ruiz was born and raised in Chicago and Guanajuato. She is a writer by vocation, not profession.
• Anthony Michael Cooremans writes poetry and short essays about modern society and history. He is an Aydos Learning National Award Winner in poetry and the current Grand Slam poetry champion for
Mental Graffiti – Chicago.
• Iztac Metztli is a Macehual Dancer, writer, and poet. Her short stories have been published in Cezanne’s Carrot an online literary journal and El Mestizo Newsletter.
As always, audiences of all backgrounds and languages are welcome.