Remembering Hurricane María & Its Aftermath: Two Readings
Join me for two FB Live Readings this month (9/12 & 9/19).
I'm hosting both readings to keep Puerto Rico front of mind as we approach 9/20, the one year anniversary of Hurricane María making landfall on the island.
If you join live or watch the replay of either reading, I hope you will also support my fundraising campaign on behalf of Puerto Rico's Taller Salud:
Li Yun Alvarado for Taller Salud
Suggested Offering $10
On September 12, 2018 at 10am (PST), I read my personal essay:
"Literatura, Música, y (Huracán) Maria: Reflections from the Diaspora."
Click on the essay title above to read the published version and to follow along as I read.
Click on the video image below to watch!
Below that you'll find links to the texts and songs I reference throughout the essay.
Grateful acknowledgements to VIDA Review for giving this essay a home.
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"Letter to My Father"
by Martín Espada
by Myra Santos Febres
BONUS: Here's the FB Live Event Announcement Video:
Li Yun Alvarado
Puerto Rican Poet & Scholar:
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