Brenda Cárdenas at University School of Milwaukee and Illinois State University

Brenda Cárdenas addressed an assembly of the entire sophomore class at the University School of Milwaukee, where the English Department has adopted her book Boomerang into the sophomore literature curriculum. (October 31)

She also presented a talk and gave a poetry reading at Illinois State University, which was sponsored by their Publications Unit and Creative Writing Programs. Normal, Illinois’ NPR affiliate also made a half-hour recording of Brenda reading her work for their program called “Poetry Radio.” (November 7)