May 4

Poems from the Cliff: A Reading by Sara Borjas

2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Online
Poems from the Cliff: A Reading by Sara Borjas
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Sara Borjas, a Xicanx pocha, is a Fresno poet and now lives in Los Angeles. Her debut collection of poetry, Heart Like a Window, Mouth Like a Cliff was published by Noemi Press in 2019 as part of the Akrilica series and received a 2020 American Book Award. Sara was named one of Poets & Writers 2019 Debut Poets, is a 2017 CantoMundo Fellow, and is the recipient of the 2014 Blue Mesa Poetry Prize. Her work can be found in Ploughshares, The Rumpus, Poem-a-Day by The Academy of American Poets, and The Offing, amongst others. She is a lecturer in the Department of Creative Writing at UC Riverside.

Sponsored by the SMC Associates and SMC English Department.

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