Join us for a reading by acclaimed poet Oliver de la Paz, whose work Martin Espada describes as, "the stuff of life itself, ugly and beautiful, wherever or whenever we happen to live it.”
Oliver de la Paz is the author of four poetry collections: Names Above Houses, Furious Lullaby, Requiem for the Orchard, and Post Subject: A Fable.
A founding member of Kundiman, a national organization dedicated to the creation and cultivation of Asian American creative writing, de la Paz serves as the co-chair of the organization’s advisory board. He also serves on the Executive Board of Trustees for the Association of Writers & Writing Programs.
De la Paz teaches at the College of the Holy Cross and in the Low-Residency MFA Program at Paciﬁc Lutheren University.