XXV Maratón

de la Poesía

25th Poetry Marathon

"La Pluma y la Palabra"

In Spanish only


Friday, June 9, 2016 (1:30pm-3:30pm)

at the Library of Congress

Mary Pickford Theater  -  3rd Floor, James Madison Building

Independence Ave. & 1st Street, SE, Washington, DC

(Capitol South Metro Station – ‘Orange’ and ‘Blue’ Lines)


Saturday, June 10, 2017 (2pm-8pm)

at the Spain Arts & Culture

Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain

2801 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20009

(Columbia Heights Metro Station - ‘Green & ‘Yellow Lines)

Free Admission (Donations gratefully accepted)

(Program of Events)

This year’s marathon includes readings by guest poets:
Mexico: Balam Rodrigo
Spain: Elena Medel
Portugal: João Luis Barreto Guimarães
Dominican Republic: José Marmol
El Salvador/USA: Mario Bencastro
Bolivia/USA: Ricardo Ballón
USA/Paraguay: Tracy Lewis
Dominican Republic/USA: Yrene Santos

In this "celebration of words," our guest renowned Spanish-language poets are accompanied by audience members of all ages who recite, read or interpret their own work or that of well-known poets.

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