Jorge Carrera Andrade
Lectures and Readings
March 15, 1968, New York City
September 11, 1969, Cambridge, MA
April 13 – 15, 1970, Washington, DC
Organized by William Jay Smith, the Library’s Poetry Consultant, The International Poetry Festival at the Library of Congress (April 13 – 15, 1970), includes poets from eight countries. Participants include Yehuda Amichai (Israel), Jorge Carrera Andrade (Ecuador), Nicanor Parra (Chile), Francis Philippe Thoby-Marcelin (Haiti), Vasko Popa (Yugoslavia), Zulfikar Ghose (Pakistan) and Shuntaro Tanikawa (Japan). John Malcolm Brinnin and Miller Williams will read English translations for the audience. Louis Untermeyer, poet, critic, and anthologist will chair a discussion on issues related to translations of the various poets.
Library of Congress
James Madison Building
101 Independence Avenue Washington, DC
March 14, 1971, Poughkeepsie, NY
Posthumous Jorge Carrera Andrade Literary Events
September 15, 2007, Quito, Ecuador
September 15, 2003: Celebration of the publication of Microgramas by Jorge Carrera Andrade, translated from the Spanish by Steven Ford Brown with Preface by J Enrique Ojeda, at Libreria Rayuela in Quito, Ecuador with an introduction by Alejandro Querejeta. Sponsored by Orogenia Corporacion Cultural (Quito, Ecuador). An exclusive Spanish/ English book edition distributed only within the borders of Latin America.
September 26, 2003, Washington, DC
November 1, 2005, New York City
April 30, 2005, Stony Brook, Long Island