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David Tomas Martinez, poet: Presentation/Q&A

  • Presented By: NYS Writers Institute Location: University at Albany Uptown Campus 1400 Washington Avenue, Studio Theatre, Performing Arts Center, Albany, NY 12222 Albany, NY 12222
  • Dates: May 1, 2018
  • Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Price: Free
  • Overview

    David Tomas Martinez, prize-winning poet, is a former San Diego gang member and teenage father whose work addresses themes of street life, poverty, masculinity, drugs, and violence in the barrio. Martinez is the author of the new poetry collection, Post Traumatic Hood Disorder (2018). UAlbany students will join Martinez on stage to perform their own spoken word poetry. Cosponsored by the Writing Center of the UAlbany English Department and the student performance troupe, Phenomenal Voices