Join Yesika Salgado for a night where she discusses and reads all the different levels of love included in her newly published book of poetry Corazón. Yesika will speak about nostalgia for her parents country, her first language, desire, relationships, heartache and the return to herself, return to love.
Following the reading, Corazón will be available for purchase and signing.
Yesika Salgado is a Los Angeles based Salvadoran poet who writes about her family, her culture, her city and her brown body. She has shared her work in venues and campuses throughout the country. In the last four years she self published zines of poetry titled The Luna Poems, WOES and Sentimental Boss Bitch. She is a three time member of Da Poetry Lounge Slam Team and a 2017 National Poetry Slam finalist. Her work has been featured in Latina Magazine, Univision, Vibe Magazine, Huffington Post, BuzzFeed, TEDx and many other digital platforms. Yesika is the Co-founder of the Latina feminist collective Chingona Fire and an internationally recognized body positivity activist. Her first book Corazón was published with Not A Cult, fall of 2017.
READING 7:00 PM
$10 - $25 sliding scale
*no refunds/exchanges permitted*
**Sliding scale is made available to offer options that might make the event more affordable. Seating is general admission. There is no seating preference for the ticket price. Studio Grand is an intimate venue. The experience is great from any seat in the house.**