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Superstition Review, ASU's student-produced online literary magazine, invites you to join a virtual launch party celebrating the release of issue 26, the Social Justice Issue, with a reading from Alberto Rios. The event will take place via Zoom.
A little about Albert Ríos:
ASU Regents' Professsor Alberto Ríos, Arizona’s inaugural poet laureate and a recent chancellor of the Academy of American Poets, is the author of 12 collections of poetry, most recently, 'Not Go Away Is My Name,' preceded by 'A Small Story about the Sky,' 'The Dangerous Shirt' and 'The Theater of Night,' which received the PEN/Beyond Margins Award. Published in the New Yorker, Paris Review, Ploughshares and other journals, he has also written three short story collections and a memoir, 'Capirotada,' about growing up on the Mexican border. His forthcoming novel is titled 'A Good Map of All Things.'
Ríos is also the host of the PBS programs 'Art in the 48' and 'Books & Co.'
A University Professor of Letters, Virginia G. Piper Chair in Creative Writing and the Katharine C. Turner Chair in English, Ríos has taught at Arizona State University since 1982. In 2017, he was named director of ASU's Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing.