Benjamin Alire Saenz

Wednesday, April 09, 7:30 PM
Venue: Jonsson Performance Hall
Ticket: Free
Season: 2013-14

Benjamín Alire Sáenz's first collection of poetry, Calendar of Dust, was honored with an American Book Award in 1991.His latest book of poems, The Book of What Remains was published in 2010 by Copper Canyon Press. His poetry has been widely anthologized and he has ben included in Twentieth Century American Poetry edited by Dana Gioia. He has also published fiction four bilingual children’s books. Saenz has been a member of the faculty at the University of Texas at El Paso since 1992 and is currently at work on a new book of poems, Night Disappearing into a Patient Sky. He is a member of PEN, the Academy of American Poets and AWP.

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Alire_ Sáenz



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Directions to the Jonsson Performance Hall (JO)

From the north, take Synergy Parkway to Floyd Road, turning south to Lookout Drive. From the south, take Campbell Road to Waterview Parkway and turn north on Waterview. Turn east on Synergy Park Boulevard. Turn south on Floyd Road and head towards Lookout Drive. Prepare to stop at the four-way stop sign at the intersection of Floyd Road and Lookout Drive. Next, turn to head west on Lookout to drive onto the university campus. Prepare to make a right at the driveway. That is the entrance to Parking Lots A and B. After turning into the driveway, Parking Lot B will come first and Lot A is just beyond a dividing sidewalk. Find a green or gold spot and park. Use the safe walking path and head west toward campus. A large campus map (right) and Green Bridge appear at the end of path. Cross the Green Bridge, enter Green Hall (GR) and follow the signs to the Jonsson Performance Hall (JO 2.604). 
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