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San Antonio’s Poet Laureate speaks at UIW

Jul 15th, 2013 | Category: Campus News

SA Poet LaureteOn April 25, UIW welcomed San Antonio’s Poet Laureate Dr. Carmen Tafolla for a presentation in the Mabee Library’s Special Collections Suite. Tafolla’s lecture focused on children’s literature. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the prestigious Americas Award, presented to her at the Library of Congress in 2010; two Tomas Rivera Book Awards; two ALA Notable Books; a Charlotte Zolotow; the Art of Peace Award; Top Ten Books for Babies and recognition by the National Association of Chicana and Chicano Studies for work which “gives voice to the peoples and cultures of this land.”

 

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