Venezuelan poet to share her works

For Immediate Release:  March 30, 2016

BLOOMSBURG — A Venezuelan poet who has written more than 20 volumes will share her works during “Encounter with the Poet Julieta León: Poetry, Diversity, Community and Translation” on Thursday, April 7, at 6 p.m. at Bloomsburg University’s Kehr Union, Fireside Lounge.

Born in Caracas, Venezula, León earned a degree in letters and received an international prize in 2005 for her collection of poems, “Mall.” Her most recent books are “Aquas de Santa Fe” and “Eterna Sed.”

The reading will be followed by a roundtable discussion on translation.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 10,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.