april, 2024

19aprAll DayCenter for the Book Humanities PR & NBF Presents: Puerto Rican Literature Within the Island and Its Diaspora / Literatura Puertorriqueña de la Isla y su diásporaIn-Person & Livestreamed(All Day: friday) AST Cayey, PR

Event Details

Join editors, publishers, and poets from the archipelago and its diaspora for presentations, conversation, and readings about Puerto Rican literature from/in the diverse places where the Boricua experience and imagination unfolds.

The day will kick off at 10:00am AST with a panel conversation on the publication of Puerto Rican literature featuring panelists Beatriz Llenín Figueroa (Editora Educación Emergente), Nicole Cecilia Delgado (La Impresora), Carlos Roberto Gómez Beras (Isla Negra Editores), Eunice Rodríguez Ferguson (Sundial House), and Nicolás Kanellos (Arte Público Press). Moderated by Ángel Antonio Ruiz Laboy.

At 6:00pm AST, National Book Award–honored author Roque Raquel Salas Rivera will join Puerto Rican poets üatibirí, Michelle R.O., and Denice Frohman for readings and reflection on the new voices and places of Puerto Rican poetry.

For more information in Spanish and to register for the in-person events, please visit givebutter.com/centrolibropr. / Para más información en español y registrarse para los eventos en persona, visite Givebutter.com/centrolibropr.

To join us online, you can visit the Youtube and Facebook pages of Centro para el Libro Puerto Rico and the National Book Foundation. Simultaneous interpretation from Spanish to English will be available through zoom registration; please register below:

Literature Within the Island and Its Diaspora: Publishing of Puerto Rican Literature Panel | 10:00am AST – Register here

Literature Within the Island and Its Diaspora: Reading and Reflection – New Voices and Places of Puerto Rican Poetry* | 6:00pm AST – Register here

*Some poems may be Spanish language only

Presented in partnership with Center for the Book Humanities Puerto Rico, University of Puerto Rico in Cayey, and the National Book Foundation.


All Day (Friday) AST


Universidad de Puerto Rico en Cayey

Cayey, PR


Centro para el libro Humanidades Puerto Rico & Universidad de Puerto Rico en Cayey