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File #: 55339    Version: 1 Name: Presentation: Poetry Recitation by Oscar Mireles - "Lost and Found Language"
Type: Resolution Status: Presentation
File created: 4/8/2019 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: 4/16/2019 Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Presentation: Poetry Recitation by Oscar Mireles - "Lost and Found Language"
Attachments: 1. Lost and Found Langauge.pdf

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Presentation: Poetry Recitation by Oscar Mireles - "Lost and Found Language"

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Oscar Mireles, Madison’s Poet Laureate through January 19, 2020, is a multi-talented, highly respected individual for his many roles in the Madison community and for his exceptional writing contributions.  Oscar Mireles has been writing poetry for over 30 years. He is the editor of two anthologies titled 'I didn't know there were Latinos in Wisconsin: 20 Hispanic Poets' (Focus Communications,1989) and 'I didn't know there were Latinos in Wisconsin: 30 Hispanic Writers' (Focus Communications,1999) . He produced a chapbook titled 'Second Generation' (Focus Communications,1985). He is the director of the Omega School in Madison, Wisconsin.