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Library Connection: Juan J. Morales, Visiting Writers Series

Colorado College continues its acclaimed Visiting Writers Series this fall with an outstanding line-up of authors.

Tuesday, October 9th, Juan J. Morales will be speaking as part of the Visiting Writers Series in McHugh Commons at 7pm.

Morales is the son of an Ecuadorian mother and Puerto Rican father. He is the author of three poetry collections, including “Friday and the Year That Followed,” “The Siren World,” and “The Handyman’s Guide to End Times.”  His poetry has won awards and appeared in CSPAN2Copper NickelCrab Orchard ReviewHayden’s Ferry ReviewPleiadesPoetry Daily, and others. 

He is a CantoMundo Fellow, a Macondista, the editor and publisher of Pilgrimage Press.

Juan Morales is the department chair of English and World Languages at Colorado State University-Pueblo.

The library has copies of his books which are currently on display on the 1st floor, on the 4th floor in the leisure reading section and in Special Collections.


2018-19 Visiting Writer Series Posts:

       10/2 Helen Thorpe

9/27 Diane Seuss

9/11 Julia Dixon Evans