Tripwire Cross-Cultural Poetics @ the Poetry Center, with the Cartonera Collective!

Excited to announce the 2nd annual Tripwire Cross-Cultural Poetics Series, featuring three events with the Cartonera Collective, hosted by The Poetry Center at SFSU, Nov 7-8.

Cartonera Collective is a project of Cardboard House Press, devoted to the creation of spaces and media for cultural, artistic, and literary development. We publish writing, art, and contemporary thought from Latin America and Spain, and host bilingual events, community projects and workshops. Our work serves as a platform to exchange ideas and highlight meanings that stimulate diverse human connections and social actions. All of our publications are bilingual—English and Spanish. To date we have published authors from Argentina, Colombia, Cuba, Chile, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico, Spain and Uruguay.

Presentation and readings: Thursday, November 7 – 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
The Poetry Center, Humanities 512, San Francisco State University

Cartonera Collective Bookmaking Workshop
Friday, November 8 – 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Alley Cat Bookstore & Gallery, 3036 24th Street (near Harrison), San Francisco
NOTE: Free registration will be capped at 10-12 participants: 

Cardboard House Press/Cartonera Collective: Giancarlo Huapaya, Omar Pimienta, José Antonio Villarán
Friday, November 8 – 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
The Green Arcade, 1680 Market Street (at Gough), San Francisco

Free and open to the public.

The Collective’s new Tripwire pamphlet, cardboard minutes // libro de cajas, will be available (including limited-editing hand-bound copies), along with the new Tripwire pamphlet from Anenta Aire, who inaugurated the Poetry Center series last year. Hope to see you at some or all of the events!

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