• Writers Series: Javier Zamora and Brian Brodeur

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    Name: Writers Series: Javier Zamora and Brian Brodeur
    Date: March 26, 2020
    Time: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    Javier Zamora was born in El Salvador and migrated to the United States in 1999 when he was nine—travelling unaccompanied 4,000 miles, across multiple borders, from El Salvador to the US to be reunited with his parents. Unaccompanied (Copper Canyon Press, 2017), his first poetry collection, explores how immigration and civil war have impacted his life and family. This collection won the 2018 North California Book Award, the 2018 Firecracker Award, and was a finalist for the 2019 Kate Tufts Discovery Award. He is also the author of the chapbook Nueve Años Inmigrantes/Nine Immigrant Years, which won the 2011 Organic Weapon Arts Contest. Brian Brodeur is the author of five poetry collections, including Every Hour Is Late (Measure Press 2019) and the chapbook Local Fauna (Kent State University Press 2015). New poems and essays appear in Hopkins Review, Gettysburg Review, Kenyon Review, Pleiades, Times Literary Supplement, and The Writer’s Chronicle. Founder and Coordinator of the digital interview archive “How a Poem Happens,” as well as the Veterans Writing Workshop of Richmond, Indiana. Co-sponsored with Salem State’s Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies For access and accommodations please visit salemstate.edu/access.
    Salem State University Ellison Campus Center - MLK Room 1 Meier Drive Salem, MA 01970
    Date/Time Information:
    Thursday, March 26 @ 7:30pm
    Contact Information:
    Center for Creative and Performing Arts www.salemstate.edu/arts 978-542-6365
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