Winter 2018: Master Class in Poetry with Javier Zamora


Winter 2018: Master Class in Poetry with Javier Zamora


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Master Class with Javier Zamora
Sunday, February 11
5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington

Limited to 10 students 

Javier Zamora is the author of Unaccompanied (Copper Canyon, 2017). This dramatic and hope-filled poetry debut humanizes the highly charged and polarizing rhetoric of border-crossing; assesses borderland politics, race, and immigration on a profoundly personal level; and simultaneously remembers and imagines a birth country that’s been left behind. Zamora is a 2016-2018 Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University and is a 2016 Ruth Lilly/Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellow. He holds fellowships from CantoMundo, MacDowell, Macondo, the National Endowment for the Arts, and Yaddo. In 2016, Barnes and Noble granted him the Writers for Writers Award for his work in the Undocupoets Campaign. 

After you register, please email three poems in a single document  to Poems will be forwarded to the rest of the class and Javier Zamora at the end of January.