TITLE: El Maratón De Poesia Del Teatro de La Luna
EVENT DATE: 06/07/2013
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 103 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
El Maratón De Poesia Del Teatro de La Luna is the only Spanish-language poetry marathon in the country gathering poets together from Latin America. This event is hosted on a yearly basis by the Teatro de la Luna in Arlington, Va., and at the Library of Congress. The poets featured in the 21st marathon included Jorge Miguel Cocom Pech (Mexico), José Eduardo Degrazia (Brazil), Ángela Hernández Núñez (Dominican Republic), Laura Hernández Muñoz (Mexico), Astrid Lander (Venezuela), Emilio Mozo (Cuba), and Nicasio Urbina (Nicaragua). Each year, this event is moderated by poet, and literary critic Rei Berroa (Dominican Republic/United States).