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Arts and Performance

Cruel April 2021: Graciela Cros

April 29, 2021 at 6:00pm7:00pm EDT

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Point of Contact will once again host nationally-and internationally-celebrated poets for this year’s Cruel April Reading Series, which runs throughout April via Zoom. The annual series, held in celebration of National Poetry Month, also marks the release of the 14th annual poetry journal, Corresponding Voices, which features the work of this year’s readers — Ángelo Néstore, Arthur Flowers, David Lloyd, Ada Salas and Graciela Cros.

Point of Contact welcome poet Graciela Cros on Thursday April 29th at 6pm. Reading will take place in both Spanish and English.

To register in advance, please follow the link provided. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Graciela Cros (1945) was born in the Carlos Casares providence of Buenos Aires. She has lived in Bariloche for 50 years. Poet, narrator, and organizer of poetry workshops, she also conducts seminars and offers advice to writers.

She has published: “Poemas con bicho raro y cornisas” (1968); “Pares Partes” (1985); “Flor Azteca” (1991); “Decimos” (1992); “La escena imperfecta” (1996); “Urca” (1999); “Cordelia en Guatemala” (2001; 2013, 2nd ed. revised and corrected); “Libro de Boock” (2004); “La cuna de Newton” (2007); “Hacer la de Elvis” (2009); “Mansilla” (2010); “Cantos de la gaviota cocinera- Antología personal” (Amargord Ediciones, Madrid, 2013), “Pampa de Huenuleo” (2017) and “Una posición propia” (2019). Her novel “Muere más tarde” (2004) received the First Prize of the National Cultural Secretary. In 1995, she edited Antología de Poetas Jóvenes de Bariloche – Marcas en el tránsito”, for which she selected the poems and wrote the prologue, and in 2019 she edited “Transversal. Poesía contemporánea de Río Negro. Antología”, published byFER, Fondo Editorial Rionegrino, where she brings together 36 women poets from the province Río Negro. Her poetic body of work, distinguished and translated on many occasions, appears in numerous national and international anthologies including “La frontera móvil, Antología de poesía contemporánea de la Patagonia argentina”(Barcelona, 2015); “200 años de poesía argentina”, selection and prologue by Jorge Monteleone (2010); “Patagonia literaria VI, Antología de poesía del sur argentino”,compiled and with a prologue by Luciana A. Mellado, and edited with Claudia Hammerschmidt (2019).

Graciela Cros (1945) nació en Carlos Casares, provincia de Buenos Aires, vive en Bariloche desde hace 50 años, poeta y narradora, coordina talleres de poesía, dicta seminarios y brinda asesoramiento a escritores.

Ha publicado: “Poemas con bicho raro y cornisas” (1968); “Pares Partes” (1985); “Flor Azteca” (1991); “Decimos” (1992); “La escena imperfecta” (1996); “Urca” (1999); “Cordelia en Guatemala” (2001; 2013, 2da ed. revisada y corregida); “Libro de Boock” (2004); “La cuna de Newton” (2007); “Hacer la de Elvis” (2009); “Mansilla” (2010); “Cantos de la gaviota cocinera- Antología personal” (Amargord Ediciones, Madrid, 2013), “Pampa de Huenuleo” (2017) y “Una posición propia” (2019); la novela “Muere más tarde” (2004) recibió el Primer Premio de la Secretaría de Cultura de la Nación. En 1995, realizó la Antología de Poetas Jóvenes de Bariloche – Marcas en el tránsito”, selección y prólogo, y en 2019 publicó como compiladora “Transversal. Poesía contemporánea de Río Negro. Antología”, editada por el FER, Fondo Editorial Rionegrino donde reúne a 36 poetas mujeres de la provincia de Río Negro. Su obra poética, distinguida y traducida en diversas oportunidades, aparece en numerosas antologías del país y del extranjero, entre otras, “La frontera móvil, Antología de poesía contemporánea de la Patagonia argentina” (Barcelona, 2015); “200 años de poesía argentina”, selección y prólogo Jorge Monteleone (2010); “Patagonia literaria VI, Antología de poesía del sur argentino”, compilación, selec. y prólogo Luciana A. Mellado, Eds. con Claudia Hammerschmidt (2019).

This program is possible thanks to the support of the College of Arts and Sciences and the Coalition of Museum and Art Centers (CMAC) at Syracuse University, in addition to SU’s Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics, the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) and Poets and Writers.

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This event was published on April 2, 2021.


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