On September 22nd at 6:00 p.m. join us as Authors Uncovered kicks off the Sacramento Public Library’s Latino Heritage 2021 Series with a Virtual Bilingual Poetry Reading and Panel. Representing a wide range of Latinx/Chicanx identities, histories, and regions (Sacramento Valley, Fresno, San Diego, and Los Angeles). Poets Betty Sanchez, Aideed Medina, and Yago Cura will share their work and discuss the great joy and the complexities of Latino/a/x heritage.
Yago S. Cura is an Adult Services Librarian @ Hyde Park for the Los Angeles Public Library and owner of HINCHAS Press (www.hinchaspress.com). Most recently, HINCHAS published X LA Poets and Inspiring Library Stories.
Aideed Medina is a poet, and spoken word artist. She is a member of Reforma del Valle Central, advocating for “libros y comunidad”, and of Mothers Helping Mothers, an organization that works to alleviate crisis needs caused by political and environmental disasters. She is a UC CNP certified California naturalist, and practices “flor y canto" as part of her poetic process and exploration of California’s natural history.
Norma Beatriz Sánchez Sánchez (Betty), poeta mexicana. Pronombre; ella. Residente del Sur de California. Miembro Activo de los grupos literarios Escritores del Nuevo Sol y Círculo Sus poemas se han publicado en las antologías Voces y Cuentos del Nuevo Sol, The Border Crossed Us, Poesía en Vuelo, Soñadores; Mujeres de Maíz Zine, St. Sucia, y la revista en línea, La Palabra.