The 2012 recipient of the Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize, Shelley Puhak, reads from her work alongside prize judge Charles Simic. The Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize, created in honor of the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, is awarded annually for a poetry collection by a poet who has published no more than one book. A reception and book signing follow the reading. Tickets are $15.
Event begins at 7:30PM
Presented by: O.B. Hardison Poetry Series
Inspired by the film Latino Americans, we decided to seek out a local perspective on the Latino experience in our community with our weta.org Digital Extras. Luis Araya immigrated to Arlington, Virginia from Bolivia in 1966, when very few Latinos lived in the county. He reflects on the changes he has seen over the years and the influence of Latinos in Arlington today.Watch now →