Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

New Orleans Poetry Festival at Tulane

April 20th, 2017
5:00 - 7:00 PM

Latin American Library,
4th Floor Howard-Tilton Library

The New Orleans Poetry Festival will host an event at Tulane University featuring Martín Barea Mattos, Luis Bravo, Jesse Lee Kercheval, and Mark Statman.

Martín Barea Mattos is an Uruguayan poet, musician and founder of the Mundial Poético de Montevideo. His poetry books include Por hora por día por mes and Never Made in America: Selected Poetry of Martín Barea Mattos, translated by Mark Statman.

Luis Bravo is an Uruguayan poet, performer, essayist and university professor. His publications include Árbol Veloz, Liquen, and Lichen, translated by William Blair. His work also appears in Earth, Water and Sky: A Bilingual Anthology of Environmental Poetry.

Jesse Lee Kercheval’s translations include Fable of an Inconsolable Man by Javier Etchevarren. She is the editor of Earth, Sky and Water: A Bilingual Anthology of Environmental Poetry. She is the Director of the Program in Creative Writing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Mark Statman’s poetry collections include That Train Again and, with Pablo Medina, a translation of Federico García Lorca’s Poet in New York. His latest translation is Never Made in America: Selected Poetry of Martín Barea Mattos. Statman currently lives in Oaxaca, Mexico.

Free and open to the public. For more information contact Christopher Dunn (

South America + People
Mary Clark
Associate Professor - Political Science