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Author Talks Reading Series: Nathanael Tagg and Susanna Velarde
August 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree
Nathanael Tagg is the author of Animal Virtue, a poetry collection that was recently published by WordTech Editions. He has an MFA from Rutgers, where he was a Truman Capote Literary Trust fellow. His poems and reviews are published or forthcoming in Colorado Review, Barrow Street, Pleiades, Confrontation, Cimarron Review, and other magazines. He’s an associate professor of English at Cecil College. His website is www.nathanaeltagg.com.
Susanna Velarde Covarrubias is a poet, playwright, and performer. A proud daughter of Mexican immigrants, she works to accent the diversity of the Latinx experience. She has traveled across México, Europe, Cuba, and Morocco, where she studied Arabic through a scholarship for Peace and Diplomacy. She earned a B.A. in French, a B.A. in Spanish, and a Certificate in Translation from Arizona State University, where she also pursued graduate coursework in Literary Translation. Susanna is a 2017 alum of VONA/Voices as well as of the Fornés Playwriting Workshop in Chicago. She is a second-year poet at Rutgers-Newark.
Author Talks is a partnership between Rutgers University Newark MFA and Military Park offering readings on Tuesdays from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM from May to September at the Military Park Reading Room.
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