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Marcelo Hernandez Castillo

City Lights Bookstore

Winner of the A. Poulin, Jr. prize for his book of poems "Cenzontle" and co-founder of the Undocupoets, Marcelo Hernandez Castillo reads from his memoir about growing up undocumented, "Children of the Land." It tells of his childhood encounters with ICE agents; his father's deportation and decade-long denied re-entry; his mother's impossible decision to leave her children and grandchildren to reunite with him and retire from a life of hard labor.

Summary by Evan Karp, SF/Arts Literary Arts Curator

Event Info
Feb 10
Monday 7.30
free
City Lights Bookstore
261 Columbus Ave., San Francisco
Info: 415 000-0000
Venue: 362-8193
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