Reading & Conversation with Richard Blanco

By Cindy McNicholl

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

December 15, 2013 at 12:30 PM until 4:00 PM

Location: Hendricks Chapel at Syracuse University

Phone: 315 363 3389 ext 1610



Event Description

RICHARD BLANCO is the first Latino immigrant poet chosen to read at an inauguration and also the youngest. Just a couple of months before his birth, Richard’s mother exiled from Cuba to Spain. Shortly after his birth, Richard and his family arrived in the United States. Richard received a degree in Civil Engineering and a Masters Degree in Fine Arts in Creative Writing.

Richard Blanco is performing at Hendricks Chapel at Syracuse University on December 15 with proceeds benefiting the Building Futures Foundation and the Arc of Onondaga Foundation.

12:30 “Meet & Greet” tickets available by calling Wayne Horning, 363-3389 ext 1610.

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