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Literary Gathering: Tertulia Literaria

Poetry Reading/Spoken Word

Tertulia Literaria, or Literary Gathering, will offer a night of original short stories, poems, prose and sonnets inspired by themes and topics explored in the works of Sor Juana Ines De La Cruz, one of Mexico’s most intellectual and literary figures. This event is part of the 3rd edition of the El Quijote Festival--La Décima Musa. Topics include, but are not limited to: Romance tales, self creation, dreaming, love, knowledge, marriage, despair, food, betrayal, struggle, conflict, loyalty, morality, imagination, class distinction, perception, honor, truth, lies, power, fiction, obsession, humiliation, comedy, friendship, devotion, censorship, falsehood, history, religion, law, oppression, language, symbols, idols, breaking the mold and other similar themes. The event is free and open to the general public; it is hosted by Artist Studio Project and Queens University of Charlotte. There will also be “open mic” opportunities.