A Virtual Festival Saturday, March 6 and Sunday, March 7, 2021

Felicia Zamora


Appearing Courtesy of Lee and Arthur Herbst

Felicia Zamora is a poet, educator, and editor living in Ohio. She is the author of six books of poetry, including "I Always Carry My Bones," winner of the 2020 Iowa Poetry Prize forthcoming from the University of Iowa Press on April 15, 2021, "Quotient" forthcoming from Tinderbox Editions in 2021, "Body of Render," winner of the 2018 Benjamin Saltman Award from Red Hen Press, and "Of Form & Gather," winner of the 2016 Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize. She's received fellowships and residencies from CantoMundo, Ragdale Foundation, PLAYA, and Moth Magazine. Her work won the 2019 Wabash Prize for Poetry and the 2015 Tomaž Šalamun Prize. Her poems and essays are found in Alaska Quarterly Review, Academy of American Poets Poem-A-Day, American Poetry Review, Boston Review, Georgia Review, Literary Hub, Missouri Review Poem-of-the-Week, Orion, Poetry Daily, Prairie Schooner, The Nation and others. She is an assistant professor of poetry at the University of Cincinnati and is the associate poetry editor for the Colorado Review.

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Scheduled events:
Searching for Poetic Justice
What does the American Dream look like for Latinx people living in the United States? What does it feel like? Felicia Zamora and Gloria Muñoz explore those questions in their award-winning poetry. Today they will share their thoughts, and some of their poems, with all of us.

Tucson Medical Center Stage (Seats 1000)
Sat, Mar 6, 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Poetry

Panelists: Gloria Muñoz, Felicia Zamora
Moderator: Savannah Hicks

Books:
I Always Carry My Bones
Poetry
University of Iowa Press
April 2020
ISBN 9781609387761
tp, 90 pages
$20.00, NYP
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Body of Render
Poetry
Red Hen Press
April 2020
ISBN 9781597099752
$16.95, INSTORE
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Body of Render explores the internal and external impacts on our humanity when political, national, and societal decisions strip away our basic human rights. More/less

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Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

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Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
William & Mary Ross Foundation

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Marshall Foundation

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