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October 27 @ 10:00 am
SPA 222: The Hispanic-American Experience through Literature with Fermina & Carolina on Friday, October 27 (10am) at SAC Aurora’s campus Library (841 N. Lake St., Aurora, IL).
Conversation about the books, poems and novel of two Latina writers residing in Aurora, IL.
Fermina Ponce: “Al desnudo” (2016) & “Mar de Luna” (2017) poemarios
Carolina Herrera: “Mujer que piensa” (2016) – novela
The discipline and perseverance have been key to Fermina Ponce when she starts to write, but her greatest strength has been her literary quality, which has put her in a prominent place in the world of letters from the United States, Mexico, Colombia and Argentina, countries in which she has participated in several festivals and literary meetings as well as in her book fairs.
Carolina A. Herrera was born in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon and grew up in Mexico City. She holds a degree in Legal Sciences from the Universidad Regiomontana (1989). She was a member and representative of the Mexican Foreign Service at the General Consulates of Chicago (1991-1997) and Houston (1997-2000). At the end of her commission, she has been dedicated to the translation, interpretation and training of interpreters. She lives in Aurora, Illinois with her three children and Chester, her dog.