Granada Poesia III

Here quickly 2 photos — Flor de Caña rum, made very excellently in Nicaragua, in hand — from the early days of the festival. Great pleasure to see Ernesto Cardinal again after many years. Last night he read his oration on the death of Marilyn Monroe — superb poem all these years later still. Early highlights also included the readings by Sujata Bhatt & C.D. Wright. Yesterday morning we went … Read more Granada Poesia III

Granada Poesie II

Program continued… WEDNESDAY, 16 FEBRUARY 10:00 – 12:00 AM OPEN-MIC POETRY READING Place: Book and Crafts Fair Coordinator: Poet Victor Chavarría 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM ROUNDTABLE ON THE LIFE AND WORK OF POET CLARIBEL ALEGRIA; PRESENTATION OF HER ANTHOLOGY BY POET LUIS ROCHA NICARAGUAN CENTER OF WRITERS (CNE) Place: San Francisco Convent (Hall of Arches) Presentations by poets: Gioconda Belli, Blanca Castellón, Ileana Rodriguez, Nicasio Urbina and Miguel … Read more Granada Poesie II

VII Festival de Poesía en Nicaragua

Anuncian VII Festival de Poesía en Nicaragua MANAGUA—La Fundación Festival Internacional de Poesía anunció al martes que su VII edición se celebrará entre el 13 y el 17 de febrero próximo en Granada, al este de Managua, con la presencia de unos 150 poetas de más de 50 países.”Quien quiera saber cómo está la poesía en el mundo que asista al festival”, dijo el poeta nicaragüense Francisco de Asís … Read more VII Festival de Poesía en Nicaragua