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M. Soledad Caballero

April 11 | 6:00 pm

This event is co-sponsored by The Schaefer Center Presents series and Appalachian Journal
The Juanita Tobin Memorial Reading
Soledad Caballero, professor of English and co-chair of the Women’s Gender and Sexuality Program at Allegheny College, is a Macondo and CantoMundo fellow. Her poem “Some Day I Will Visit Hawk Mountain” was featured in May 2022 in the On Being Poetry Unbound podcast, hosted and read by Pádraig Ó Tuamaby. She was a 2022 finalist for the Iron Horse Review’s National Poetry Month Issue and winner of the 2019 winner of Cutthroat: A Journal of the Arts Joy Harjo poetry prize. Her poems have appeared in the Missouri Review, the Iron Horse Literary Review, and other venues. I Was a Bell (2021, Red Hen Press) won the 2019 Benjamin Saltman poetry contest. I Was a Bell was the 2022 International Association of Autoethnography and Narrative Inquiry book of the year, and was a 2022 International Latino Book Award winner. Her second collection, tentatively titled Flight Plan, is also forthcoming from Red Hen Press. She received her undergraduate degree from Appalachian State’s Department of English.
msoledadcaballero.com

Admission is FREE and open to the public

DATE
Thursday, April 11

SCHEDULE
Craft Talk: 3:30-4:45pm
Reading:
6pm 

LOCATION
Plemmons Student Union, 201B, Table Rock Room

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Andie Thomas at pabonaj@appstate.edu

FREE CAMPUS PARKING for community members and students will be allowed for the 6pm readings in the vicinity of the Plemmons Student Union. We recommend either the East Howard Lot (behind the Student Union) or the College Street Deck beginning at 5pm (from King Street, turn down College Street at the First Baptist Church). To reach the Student Union, cross College Street and follow the walkway between the chiller plant and the University Bookstore, passing the Post Office and entering the Student Union on the second floor. For further parking information or a map, please see www.parking.appstate.edu

ABOUT THE VISITING WRITERS SERIES

The Visiting Writers Series is named in honor of the late Hughlene Bostian Frank (class of 1968), a 2013 Appalachian Alumni Association Outstanding Service Award recipient, past member of Appalachian’s Board of Trustees and ASU Foundation, long time member of the College of Arts and Sciences Advancement Board, and generous supporter of Appalachian State University.

THE HUGHLENE BOSTIAN FRANK VISITING WRITERS SERIES IS SUPPORTED BY


  • Appalachian Journal
  • Appalachian State University Foundation, Inc.
  • Appalachian’s Office of Academic Affairs
  • Belk Library
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • Department of English
  • The Schaefer Center Presents
  • University Bookstore

BUSINESS SPONSORS


  • The Gideon Ridge Inn
  • Hellbender Bed and Beverage

COMMUNITY SPONSORS


  • Thomas McLaughlin
  • Alice Naylor
  • Paul and Judy Tobin

Venue

Plemmons Student Union
201-B Plemmons Student Union + Google Map