Fair Weather Reading: Raquel Salas Rivera::Sophia Terazawa::DJ Q @ The Royal Room, Tucson [25 August]

Fair Weather Reading: Raquel Salas Rivera::Sophia Terazawa::DJ Q


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25
August
19:00 - 21:00

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The Royal Room
450 N. 6th Ave., Tucson, Arizona 85705
We've been hibernating over the summer but we're back just in time for 114 degree heat!!! Woohoo! For our first Fair Weather Reading of the 2018-2019 season, we are honored to welcome Raquel Salas Rivera and Sophia Terazawa for some poetry, plus DJ Q for some tunes! Come hang out with us at The Royal Room! Find venue accessibility info below the bios. ♥♥♥

The Royal Room- 450 N. 6th Ave
Doors and music at 6:30pm
Poetry at 7:00pm
$5 suggested donation (no one turned away for lack of funds)

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Raquel Salas Rivera es la poeta laureada de la ciudad de Filadelfia del 2018-19. Sus poemas han aparecido en revistas tales como la Revista del Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, Apogee y McSweeney’s. Es la autora de Caneca de anhelos turbios (Editora Educación Emergente), oropel/tinsel (Lark Books), tierra intermitente (Ediciones Alayubia) y lo terciario/the tertiary (Timeless, Infinite Light). En la actualidad, es co-editora Puerto Rico en mi corazón, una colección bilingüe de volantes de poetas puertorriqueños contemporáneos.

Raquel Salas Rivera is the 2018-19 Poet Laureate of Philadelphia. Their work has appeared in journals such as the Revista del Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, Apogee, and McSweeney’s. They are the author of Caneca de anhelos turbios (Editora Educación Emergente), oropel/tinsel (Lark Books), tierra intermitente (Ediciones Alayubia), and lo terciario/the tertiary (Timeless, Infinite Light). Currently, they are Co-editor of Puerto Rico en mi corazón, a collection of bilingual broadsides of contemporary Puerto Rican poets.

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Sophia Terazawa lives in Tucson and studies poetry at the University of Arizona. Her favorite color is purple, and she is the author of two chapbooks: I AM NOT A WAR (Essay Press) and Correspondent Medley (forthcoming with Factory Hollow Press).

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Accessibility info: This venue is wheelchair accessible. The bathrooms have grab bars and are gender neutral. Street parking only. Path of travel to come!
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