contratiempo literary center presents Poesía en Abril, celebrating Poetry Month and the booming Spanish language poetry scene in Chicago. More than twenty poets from Pilsen, Chicago to Venezuela and the Dominican Republic, participate in the festival. Distinguished guest poets Julieta León from Venezuela, and Jesús Salas Elorza from México, join our talented Febronio Zatarain, Jacqui Lazu and Juana Iris Georgen, Mexican and Puerto Rican poets residing in Chicago, for this performance at Northeastern Illinois University, a Festival co-sponsor.
Julieta León [Venezuela] | Jesús Salas Elorza [México] | Febronio Zatarain [México] | Jacqui Lazu [Puerto Rico] | Juana Iris Goergen [Puerto Rico]
Recorded Thursday, April 29, 2010 at Northeastern Illinois University - Fine Arts Center Recital Hall.