Please join us on Wednesday, April 7 at 7 pm for a reading by Michael Torres, as part of the Spring 2021 Hugh C. Hyde Living Writers Series. Michael Torres will read from his debut collection of poetry, An Incomplete List of Names, and answer questions from attendees. This event is co-sponsored by SDSU Press and the MALAS Program.
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Michael Torres is a VONA distinguished alum and CantoMundo fellow. In 2016 he was a winner of the Loft Mentor Series, received an Individual Artist Initiative Grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, and was awarded a Jerome Foundation Research and Travel Grant to visit the pueblo in Jalisco, Mexico where his father grew up. In 2019 he received fellowships and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and The Loft Literary Center for the Mirrors & Windows Program. He is a 2020 McKnight Writing Fellow, and a former Artist-in-Residence at the Camargo Foundation in Cassis, France. His first collection of poems, AN INCOMPLETE LIST OF NAMES, (Beacon Press, 2020) was selected by Raquel Salas Rivera for the National Poetry Series and named one of NPR’s Best Books of 2020.