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File #: 28578    Version: 1 Name: Presentation: Poetry Recitation by Moisés Villavicencio Barras
Type: Presentation Status: Accepted
File created: 12/6/2012 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: 12/11/2012 Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Presentation: Poetry Recitation by Moisés Villavicencio Barras
Attachments: 1. RAZONES EN EL INVIERNO.pdf
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Presentation: Poetry Recitation by Moisés Villavicencio Barras
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Moisés Villavicencio Barras is a Mexican poet, fiction writer and co-founder of Cantera Verde, a magazine which has been one of the most significant literary publications in Mexico for the last twenty years.   His first book of poetry May among Voices was published in 2001. His poetry has been selected for several Mexican anthologies, magazines and CDs.  His children's book Urarumo (2005) was published and distributed for the Department of Education in Oaxaca México. He was the recipient of two Writing fellowships through the National Commission for the Arts in Mexico (1993-1994 and 1996-1997). He has lived in Madison since 2001, and teaches second grade at Midvale Elementary School. His second book of poetry Light of All Times (bilingual edition) will be published in 2013 by Madison's Cowfeather Press.