Deep Dives into Latinx Poetry

Curated Conversation(s) connects you with Latinx poets working in the United States, United Kingdom, and beyond.

Season 2: Episodes 1-6

Join us for the second season of Curated Conversation(s): a Latinx Poetry Show, as we feature seven pairings of poets from the United Kingdom and the United States in transatlantic discussions of their work. Installments will launch on the fourth Tuesday of every other month at 7pm ET. And you can view all the past episodes below.

Episode 5

UK poet Adriana D铆az Enciso and US poet Alexandra Lytton Regalado

Tuesday, October 24, 2023, 7:00pm ET

Episode 6

UK poet Monika Radojevic and US poet Vickie V茅rtiz

Tuesday, December 26, 2023, 7:00pm ET

Episode 1

UK poet Maia Elsner and US poet Janel Pineda

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Episode 2

UK poet Andr茅s N. Ordorica and US poet Christopher Soto

April 25, 2023

Episode 3

US poet Jos茅 Olivarez and UK poet Oliver Sedano-Jones

June 27, 2023

Episode 4

UK poet Juana Adcock and US poet Raina J. Le贸n

August 29, 2023

Prologue

US poet Francisco Arag贸n and UK poet Leo Boix discuss their work and introduce Season 2

January 24, 2023

Season two of Curated Conversation(s): A Latinx Poetry Show is a collaboration between The Writer鈥檚 Center, Poet Lore, Un Nuevo Sol, and Letras Latinas, the literary initiative at the University of Notre Dame鈥檚 Institute for Latino Studies. Season two is funded by the Poetry Foundation and the generosity of individual donors.

Season 1: Episodes 1-12

All Season 1 episodes now streaming! Join us to watch an interview with a Latinx poet who has recently published their first book. The debut poets themselves have selected their interlocutors.

Episode 1

Anthony Cody discusses Borderland Apocrypha with Keith S. Wilson

February 23, 2021

Episode 2

Jacqueline Balderrama discusses Now In Color with Cynthia Hogue

March 30, 2021

Episode 3

Benjamin Garcia discusses Thrown In the Throat with Dana Levin

April 27, 2021

Episode 4

Dr. Grisel Y. Acosta discusses Things to Pack On the Way to Everywhere with Yesenia Montilla

May 25, 2021

Episode 5

Michael Torres discusses An Incomplete List of Names with Diana Marie Delgado

June 29, 2021

Episode 6

Caridad Moro-Gronlier discusses Tortillera with Richard Blanco

July 27, 2021

Episode 7

Sara Lupita Olivares discusses Migratory Sound with Iliana Rocha

August 31, 2021

Episode 8

Ricardo Alberto Maldonado discusses The Life Assignment with Yvette Siegert

September 28, 2021

Episode 9

Liliana Valenzuela discusses Codex of Love: Bendita Ternura with John Olivares Espinoza

October 26, 2021

Episode 10

Antonio L贸pez discusses Gentefication with Cathy Park Hong

November 30, 2021

Episode 11

M. Soledad Caballero discusses I Was a Bell with Rebecca Morgan Frank

December 28, 2021

Episode 12

Darrel Alejandro Holnes discusses Stepmotherland with Hafizah Geter

January 25, 2022

Season 1 of Curated Conversation(s) is a collaboration between The Writer鈥檚 Center, Duende District, Poet Lore, and Letras Latinas, the literary initiative at the University of Notre Dame鈥檚 Institute for Latino Studies. Season 1 is funded by the Poetry Foundation and the generosity of individual donors.

Thanks to Our Poets for Being Part
of the Show!

Our featured poets shared their insights, passion for poetry, and time to make Curated Conversation(s) a success. Please support them by reading their work and purchasing their books.

Caridad Moro-Gronlier
Dr. Grisel Y. Acosta
Benjamin Garcia
Jacqueline Balderrama
Anthony Cody
Torres Michael
Antonio L贸pez
Darrel Alejandro Holnes
Ricardo Maldonado
Sara Lupita Olivares
Liliana Valenzuela
M Soledad Caballero
Adriana D铆az Enciso
Alexandra Lytton Regalado
Andr茅s Ordorica
Christopher Soto
May 6, 2022; Francisco Aragon (Photo by Matt Cashore/University of Notre Dame)
Francisco Aragon
Janel Pineda
Jos茅 Olivarez
Juana Girasola
Leo Boix
Maia Elsner
Monika Radojevic
Oliver Sedano Jones
Raina J Le贸n
Vickie V茅rtiz

Join Us for More Free Events for Writers

The Writer’s Center hosts dozens of free events every year, online and in-person. You’ll learn about the craft of writing directly from acclaimed authors.