Monthly Archives: October 2011

Victor Hernández Cruz

Victor Hernández Cruz moved to New York at the age of five and now divides his time between Morocco, his native Puerto Rico, and the United States. Elected to the Board of Chancellors of the Academy of American poets in 2008, Cruz was a finalist for the Lenore Marshall and Griffin Poetry Prizes. He won…

Victor Hernández Cruz: In the Shadow of Al-Andalus

On Sunday afternoon, November 13 from 2:00 to 5:00, virtuoso versifier Victor Hernández Cruz will be our special guest at the Harlem Arts Salon. He will be talking with Quincy Troupe about the craft of poetry and all that inspired Cruz’s newest volume of poems, In the Shadow of Al-Andalus. Whether you’re a bibliophile, scholar,…