WRITE ON IN THE SCHOOLS: Washington Island
September 23 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
SPECIAL SCHOOL PROGRAM
Write On is very happy to be able to once again offer programs in the schools with our writers-in-residence. Today, poet Carlos Reyes travels to Washington Island to work with the students in their school.
Carlos Reyes is a world traveler and his journeys inform his poetry. He is the author of 11 volumes of poetry and many volumes of translations. Recent poetry collections include Wrestling the Mistral, Two People in the Night Along a River, Along the Flaggy Shore, Poems from West Clare, and Guilt in Our Pockets, Poems from South India. His translations include Poems of Love and Madness, Poemas de amor y locura and Selected Translations. He is also the author of a prose memoir, The Keys to the Cottage, Stories from the West of Ireland. Among his awards and honors are a Heinrich Boll Fellowship (Achill, Ireland), a Yaddo Fellowship (New York), as well as fellowships to the Fundación Valparaíso (Spain), Centre d’Art, CAMAC (France) and The Island Institute (Sitka, Alaska).