Escribe Aquí 2022 Reading at Barry University
The Betsy’s Escribe Aquí/Write Here Festival Writers Live and Streamed - hosted by Caridad Moro-Gronlier, Curator Escribe Aquí 2022, and Dr. Giselle Elgarresta-Rios, IIS Founding Director, Barry University.
Barry University Institute for Immigration Studies (IIS)
11300 NE 2nd Ave, Miami Shores, FL 33161
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ABOUT THE PRESENTERS
Caridad Moro-Gronlier is the author of Tortillera, winner of the TRP Southern Poetry Breakthrough Prize published by Texas Review Press (2021) and the chapbook Visionware published by Finishing Line Press (2009). She is a Contributing Editor for Grabbed: Poets and Writers Respond to Sexual Assault (Beacon Press, 2020) and Associate Editor for "SWWIM Every Day", an online daily poetry journal for women identified poets. Recent work can be found in The Best American Poetry Blog, Verse Daily, Home in Florida: Latinx Writers and the Literature of Uprootedness (UF Press, 2021),and Limp Wrist Poetry Magazine. She resides in Miami, Florida with her family.
Dr. Giselle Elgarresta Rios is a renowned choral conductor, educator, soprano and global advocate of the arts dedicated to fostering music and art development. Her global appeal has been illustrated by her dedication to the arts, as she effortlessly shifts amongst her task as a conductor, singer, charismatic public speaker, scholar, and administrator. Dr. Elgarresta Rios is the first Cuban-American woman to conduct in Carnegie Hall in New York City. She has been instrumental in furthering the interest for the arts in South Florida through strategic collaborations and board engagements with organizations such as The Florida Grand Opera, St. Martha’s Concert Series, Peermusic Publishing, Colonial South Florida’s Collection of Early Florida and Cuban documents and artifacts, and the Miami Music Festival.