Francisco Aragón; Leonardo Boix; Alberto López Serrano - Salt Lake City

Oct 12, 2020, 12:00 pm


Francisco Aragón; Leonardo Boix; Alberto López Serrano

Book Title

After Ruben; Mar de Noche; Cantos para mis muchachos


Salt Lake City

Statewide Region


Zoom Conference Call
202 W 300 N
Salt Lake City , UT 84103-1108
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Artes de Mexico en Utah is excited to host Intercambios: Queer Latinx Poetics Across Fronteras. The event will feature Francisco Aragón (Nicaragua/US), Leonardo Boix (Argentina; UK), and Alberto López Serrano (El Salvdador).

Register now for the reading and conversation via Zoom:

Francisco Aragón is the son of Nicaraguan immigrants. A native of San Francisco, California, he holds degrees in Spanish from UC Berkeley, NYU, and the University of Notre Dame. In 2003 he joined the faculty of the University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies where he established Letras Latinas. A CantoMundo fellow and a member of the Macondo Writers’ Workshop, Aragón is the author of two books, Puerta del Sol and Glow of Our Sweat, as well as editor of the anthology, The Wind Shifts: New Latino Poetry. His third book, After Rubén, is slated for publication in 2020. His Tongue a Swath of Sky, his fourth chapbook, was released in 2019.

Leonardo Boix has published in both English and Spanish, including "10: Poets of the New Generation" by Bloodaxe, "Why Poetry?" by Verve Poetry Press, the Poetry Review, Poetry, Modern Poetry in Translation (MPT), The Morning Star, Ink, Sweat and Tears, and elsewhere. Boix is also an international journalist (economics, politics and culture) and is regularly published in The Guardian, The Morning Star, The Miami Herald, as well as all the major Latin American journals and newspapers such as Revista Proceso, Diario Perfil and El Telégrafo.

Alberto López Serrano is a professor of Mathematics, director of La Casa del Escritor-Museo Salarrué (Ministerio de Cultura de El Salvador), and director of the Festival Internacional de Poesía Amada Libertad. His publications include the books La nave falta (2007, 2017), Cien sonetos de Alberto (2009) and Cantos para mis muchachos (2014, 2017).

This event is made possible with support from Artes de Mexico en Utah, The King's English, and Utah Humanities.