Poetry Workshop with Jimmy Bacca

Date/Time
Date(s) - 01/27/2022
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Location
4101 JFSB

Category(ies)


Jimmy Santiago Baca is an award-winning American poet and writer of Chicano and Apache descent.

While serving a five-year sentence in a maximum-security prison, he learned to read and began to turn his life around, eventually emerging as a prolific artist of the spoken and written word.​

He is a winner of the prestigious International Award for his memoir, “A Place to Stand,” which was made into a documentary by the same title in 2014.

He will hold a poetry reading on January 27th from 3-4:30 PM in 4101 JFSB.

Baca’s visit is sponsored by the Humanities Center, the Harold B. Lee Library, the English Reading Series, and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Brigham Young University

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