Classical 91.5

La Boda del Mar y Arena

Mar 30, 2017

La Boda del Mar y Arena by Aracelis Girmay, read by Bill Waddell

Aracelis Girmay is the author of three collections of poetry: the black maria (BOA Editions, 2016); Kingdom Animalia (BOA Editions, 2011), winner of the 2011 Isabella Gardner Poetry Award and the GLCA New Writers Award, and a finalist for both the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award; and Teeth (Curbstone Press, 2007).

WXXI Poetry Moments are created in collaboration with Rochester-based BOA Editions, in celebration of National Poetry Month.

The recipient of fellowships from Cave Canem, Civitella Ranieri, and the National Endowment for the Arts, Girmay is the winner of a 2015 Whiting Award for Poetry. She teaches in Hampshire College’s School for Interdisciplinary Arts and Drew University’s low-residency MFA program in poetry.

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