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Title: Presentation: Poetry recitation by Madison's Poet Laureate, Angie Trudell Vasquez - "Eyes Alive"
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Presentation: Poetry recitation by Madison's Poet Laureate, Angie Trudell Vasquez - "Eyes Alive"

 

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Angela (Angie) Trudell Vasquez is a 2nd and 3rd generation Mexican-American writer, editor, publisher, and the current poet laureate of Madison, Wisconsin (2020-2024). She holds an MFA in poetry from the Institute of American Indian Arts. Finishing Line Press published her collections, In Light, Always Light, in May 2019, and My People Redux, in January 2022. In 2021, she attended the Macondo Writers Workshop started by Sandra Cisneros, and became a fellow, also known as a Macondista. In 2020 she published and co-edited a poetry anthology of Wisconsin poets, Through This Door, through her small press Art Night Books. angietrudellvasquez.com