Ana Castillo and Benjamin Hollander

Wednesday, February 5, 2014, 4:00 pm
Ana Castillo and Benjamin Hollander read from their work. Free.
Humanities Building, The Poetry Center
The Poetry Center
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Ana Castillo

Ana Castillo is a celebrated poet, novelist, short story writer, essayist, editor, playwright, translator and independent scholar. The Chicago native has contributed to periodicals and online venues and national magazines, including More, The New York Times, Salon and Oxygen. Castillo’s writings have been the subject of numerous scholarly investigations and publications. She is editor of La Tolteca, an arts and literary zine dedicated to the advancement of a world without borders and censorship. Castillo received an American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation for her first novel, The Mixquiahuala Letters. She was awarded a 1998 Sor Juana Achievement Award by the Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum in Chicago. Castillo will hold the Lund-Gil Endowed Chair at Dominican University in 2014. Her novel Give It To Me will be published in May by the Feminist Press.

Benjamin Hollander

Benjamin Hollander was born in Haifa, Israel, and as a boy immigrated to New York City. He lives in San Francisco. His books include: In the House Un-American,Vigilance,Rituals of Truce and the Other Israeli,The Book Of Who Are Was,How to Read, too and, as editor, Translating Tradition: Paul Celan in France.