Poetry Reading and Discussion with Sarah Chavez, Poet, author of Hands that Break and Scar, University of Washington, Tacoma

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Location: Hammes Bookstore

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Poetry Reading and Discussion with Sarah Chavez, Poet, author of Hands that Break and Scar, University of Washington, Tacoma

 

Sarah A. Chavez, a mestiza born and raised in the California Central Valley, is the author of the poetry collections, HANDS THAT BREAK & SCAR (Sundress Publications, 2017) and ALL DAY, TALKING ({dancing girl press & studio}, 2014), selections of which were awarded the Susan Atefat Peckham Fellowship. Her manuscript This, Like So Much, was an Honorable Mention for the 2013 Quercus Review Press Poetry Book Contest and she was named one of the 2016 Top Ten “New” Latino Authors to Watch (and Read) by LatinoStories.com. Chavez holds a PhD in English with a focus in poetry and Ethnic Studies from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. She recently joined the faculty at the University of Washington Tacoma, where she teaches creative writing and Latinx/Chicanx-focused courses. She serves as the poetry coordinator for Best of the Net Anthologyand is a proud member of the Macondo Writers Workshop.

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