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File #: 48541    Version: 1 Name: Presentation: Poetry Recitation by Dana Maya
Type: Presentation Status: Accepted
File created: 10/4/2017 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: 10/17/2017 Final action: 10/17/2017
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Presentation: Poetry Recitation by Dana Maya - "Poem As Agenda"
Attachments: 1. Poem as Petition.pdf

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Presentation: Poetry Recitation by Dana Maya - "Poem As Agenda"

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Dana Maya is a poet and essayist from the Mexican diaspora by way of Colorado and has lived on the isthmus of Madison for 15 years. She’s been published in Feminist Formations, Volta, the anthologies Listen to Your Mother: What She Said Then, What We're Saying Now, and Basta: 100+ Latinas against Gender Violence, has presented her work on numerous stages, and is active in public writing projects such as the Spontaneous Writing Booth in Madison. She has taught writing at the college level in Texa, New York and Madison and works as a writer and editor at UW-Madison.