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Across Languages: A Writers’ Roundtable

March 14, 2023 @
4:30 p.m.
- 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time
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Update: this event will be held virtually. Please contact Ashley Brewer for the Zoom link.

Part of the Language, Literature and Culture Department’s Speaker Series:

Four authors discuss the process of creative writing and translating, while giving glimpses into their forthcoming work.

Elizabeth Torres is a Colombian/American poet, translator and multimedia artist whose work intertwines poetry, visions and soundscapes with performance across various media. Winner of the Ambroggio Prize 2022 by the Academy of American Poets, she is the author of over 20 books of poetry published in Spanish, English, Danish and German.

Michael Goldman is a Danish translator, poet, educator and jazz clarinetist, whose work has appeared in numerous literary journals, receiving outstanding reviews from the New York Times and The London Times.

Mandy Gutmann-Gonzalez is a Chilean poet, novelist, translator, and text-based artist. They are the author of the novel La Pava. Their poetry manuscript, Edge Beast, was a finalist for the Omnidawn Book Prize and, in 2018, they won the Boulevard Emerging Poets Prize. Mandy Gutmann-Gonzalez is Associate Professor of Practice in Creative Writing at Clark.

Juan Pablo Rivera is associate professor of Spanish at Clark. He has published two collections of poetry and two books of literary criticism. His books have won awards from the International Association of Gender and Sexuality and the Puerto Rican chapter of PEN Club International.

Co-sponsored by the Department of English and the Higgins School for the Humanities.


March 14, 2023
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.


Higgins School of Humanities, Dana Commons
36 Maywood Street
Worcester, MA 01610 United States