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File #: 61613    Version: 1 Name: Poetry Recitation by Dana Maya
Type: Presentation Status: Accepted
File created: 7/29/2020 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: 8/4/2020 Final action: 8/4/2020
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Presentation: Poetry Recitation by Dana Maya - "Pandemic 1: Close call (March 2020)"
Attachments: 1. 8/4/20 Poem - Pandemic 1: Close call (March 2020).pdf

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Presentation: Poetry Recitation by Dana Maya - "Pandemic 1:  Close call (March 2020)"

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Poet & essayist Dana Maya is from the Mexican diaspora. Her work has appeared in Feminist Formations, Volta, the anthologies Listen to Your Mother and Basta: 100+ Latinas against Gender Violence, zines, city buses, memorial sites, museums, & other public spaces. She collaborates with artists transnationally on projects for social change and writes with a Madison collective of poets called the Spontaneous Writing Booth. Recent works have responded to youth incarceration, strangers, diagnosis, gun violence, immigrations, and longing/belonging.