Brenda Cárdenas

Brenda Cárdenas’ poetry collections are Boomerang (Bilingual Press, 2009) and From the Tongues of Brick and Stone (2005). She co-edited Resist Much/Obey Little: Inaugural Poems to the Resistance (Spuyten Duyvil, 2017) and Between the Heart and the Land: Latina Poets in the Midwest (2001). Her poems and essays have appeared or are forthcoming in Latina/o Poetics: The Art of Poetry, The Golden Shovel Anthology, POETRY, City Creatures: Animal Encounters in the Chicago Wilderness, Angels of the Americlypse: New Latino/a Writing, The Wind Shifts: New Latino Poetry, and RATTLE, among many others. Cárdenas served as the Milwaukee Poet Laureate from 2010-2012. 

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Milwaukee's Poetry of Resistance

with Freesia McKee, Brenda Cárdenas, Tobias Wray, Franklin K.R. Cline

Titletown Tap Room Building - William Larsen Event Hall (Third Floor)

April 30, 2:00 PM – 3:15 PM


Track: Readers